The Vertebrates References

Pteraspidomorphi: References

Abbreviated Dendrogram

Heterostraci (2)
Psammosteida (1)
Psammosteida (2)


Blieck ARM & P Janvier (1999), Silurian-Devonian vertebrate-dominated communities, with particular reference to agnathans, in AJ Boucot & J Lawson [eds.], Paleocommunities: a Case Study from the Silurian and Lower Devonian. Cambridge Univ. Press, pp. 79-105. Amphiaspidida, Corviaspididae, Ctenaspis.

Blieck, A & VN Karatajute-Talimaa (2001) New corvaspids from the Lochkovian (Lower Devonian) of Severnaya Zemlya, Russia (Vertebrata: Pteraspidomorphi: Heterostraci), in DK Elliott & MD Gottfried [eds.], 9th International Meeting on Early Vertebrates/Lower Vertebrates. J. Vert. Paleontol. 21: 639-650. Corveolepis,Corviaspididae.

Blieck, ARM, VN Karatajütë-Talimaa & E Mark-Kurik 2002), Upper Silurian and Devonian pteraspidomorphs (Vertebrata) from Severnaya Zemlya (Russia): a preliminary report with biogeographical and biostratigraphical implications. Geodiversitas 24: 805-820. WWW  Amphiaspidida, Corviaspididae, Corveolepis,Hibernaspidoidei.

Dinely (1976), New species of Ctenaspis Ostracodermi) from the Devonian of Arctic Canada, in CS Churcher [ed.], Essays in Palaeontology in Honor of Loris Shano Russell. Royal Ont. Mus., pp. 73-89. Ctenaspis.  

Dineley, DL & EJ Loeffler (1976), Ostracoderm faunas of the Delorme and associated Siluro-Devonian formations, North West Territories, Canada. Palaeontol. Spec. Papers, 18: 214 pp. Corviaspididae.

Halstead, LB (1973), The heterostracan fishes. Biol. Rev. 48: 279-332. Amphiaspidida, Corvaspis, Drepanaspis, Guerichosteidae, Protaspididae, Psammolepis, Psammosteida, Psammosteidae, Pteraspidomorphi, Pycnosteidae.

Janvier, P (1981), The phylogeny of the Craniata, with particular reference to the significance of fossil 'agnathans'. J. Vert Paleontol. 1: 121-159. Amphiaspidida, Ctenaspis.

Janvier, P (1996), Early Vertebrates, Oxford, 393 pp. Amphiaspidida, Arandaspida, Astraspidae, Corviaspididae, Ctenaspis, Drepanaspis,Heterostraci, Heterostracomorphi, Psammosteida; Pteraspidida.

Janvier, P & A Blieck (1993), The Silurian-Devonian Agnathan Biostratigraphy of the Old Red Continent in JA Long (ed.), Palaeozoic Vertebrate Biostratigraphy and Biogeography. Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, pp.70-73. Heterostraci, Psammosteida.

Loeffler, EJ & DL Dineley (1976), A new species of Corvaspis (Agnatha, Heterostraci) from the Upper Silurian to Lower or Middle Devonian of the North-West Territories, Canada. Palaeontology 19: 757-766. Corviaspididae, Corvaspis, Corveolepis.

Long, JA (1995), The Rise of Fishes: 500 Million Years of Evolution. Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 223 pp. Amphiaspidida, Corvaspis, Cyathaspidida.

Новицкая ЛИ 1986), "Древнейшие бесчелюстные СССР: Гетеростраки:  Циaтacпиды, Aмфиacпиды, Птepacпиды." Труды ПИН 219: 159c. [Novitskaya, LI 1986), The most ancient agnathans of the USSR: Heterostraci: Cyathaspidae, Amphiaspidae, Pteraspidae. Trudy Paleontol. Inst. Nauk 219: 159 pp.]  My thanks to Dr. Stella Fitzgibbon for assistance with the translation. Amphiaspidida, Amphiaspidoidei, Ctenaspis, Hibernaspidoidei, Siberiaspidoidei.

Purnell, MA (2001b), Feeding in extinct jawless heterostracan fishes and testing scenarios of early vertebrate evolution, Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. B 269: 83-88.

Soehn, KL & MVH Wilson (1990), A complete, articulated heterostracan from Wenlockian (Silurian) beds of the Delorme Group, Mackenzie Mountains, Northwest Territories, Canada. J. Vert. Paleontol. 10: 405-419 Ctenaspis.

Stanley, SM (1998), Earth System History. WH Freeman & Co., 615 pp. Corviaspididae.

Stensiö, EA (1964), Les Cyclostomes fossiles ou Ostracodermes in J Piveteau [ed.], Traité de Paléontologie. Masson, 4: 96-383. Amphiaspidida, Amphiaspidoidei, Corviaspididae, Corveolepis, Ctenaspis,Hibernaspidoidei.

Tarlo, LBH (1964), Psammosteiformes (Agnatha): a review with descriptions of new material from the Lower Devonian of Poland. I. General part. Paleontol. Pol. 13: 1-135. Drepanaspis, Guerichosteidae, Protaspididae, Psammolepis, Psammosteida, Psammosteidae, Pycnosteidae.

Young, GC (1993), Vertebrate faunal provinces in the Middle Palaeozoic, in JA Long [ed.] Palaeozoic Vertebrate Biostratigraphy and Biogeography. Belhaven Press: pp. 293-323. Amphiaspidida.

Young, GC, VN Karatajute-Talimaa & MM Smith (1996), A possible Late Cambrian vertebrate from Australia. Nature 383: 810-812. Anatolepis.

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