Palaeos: Palaeos Acanthodii
The Vertebrates References


Abbreviated Dendrogram
`--o Eugnathostomata
   |  `--Chondrichthyes
      |   `--Acanthodiformes
         |  |--Cladistia
         |  `--Actinopteri
         |     |--Chondrostei
         |     `--Neopterygii


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Overview, Euthacanthus, Ptomacanthus

Hanke, GF & MVH Wilson (2006), Anatomy of the Early Devonian acanthodian Brochoadmones milesi based on nearly complete body fossils, with comments on the evolution and development of paired finsJ. Vert. Paleontol. 26: 526-537. 

Long, JA (2001), On the relationships of Psarolepis and the onychodontiform fishes. J. Vert. Paleontol. 21: 815-820.
Teleostomi Overview.

Mazan, S, D Jaillard, B Baratte & P Janvier (2000), Otx1 gene-controlled morphogenesis of the horizontal semicircular canal and the origin of the gnathostome characteristics. Evol. & Devel. 2: 186-193.

Zhu, M, X Yu & P Janvier (1999), A primitive fossil fish sheds light on the origin of bony fishes. Nature 397: 607-610.
Teleostomi Overview

Sansom, R. S., Freedman, K., Gabbott, S. G., Aldridge, R. A. and Purnell, M. A. 2010. Taphonomy and affinity of an enigmatic Silurian vertebrate Jamoytius kerwoodi White. Palaeontology 53: 1393-1409.

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