Journal : Acta Geologica Polonica
Article : A first record of late Middle Permian actinopterygian fish from Anatolia, Turkey

Authors :
Thomas, B. A.
Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences, Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY231NP, UK, bat@aber.ac.uk,
Bek, J.
Laboratory of Palaeobiology and Palaeocology, Institute of Geology, Academy of Sciences v.v.i., Rozvojová 269, 165 00 Prague 6, Czech Republic, mrbean@gli.cas.cz,
Hoşgör, I.
Viking International, Şehit Ersan Cad, 24-7, Çankaya-Ankara, Turkey, Izzet.Hosgor@viking-intl.com,
Štamberg, S.
Faculty of Arts, University Hradec Králové, Centre interdisciplinary research, Rokitanského 62, CZ 500 03 Hradec Králové, Czech Republic, s.stamberg@muzeumhk.cz,
Abstract : The Middle–Upper Permian of the Gomaniibrik Formation, of the Tanin Group, in south-east Anatolia, close to the Iraq border, yielded moderately preserved fish remains. Two species, Palaeoniscum freieslebeni and Pygopterus cf. nielseni, known so far only from the Upper Permian deposits of the Zechstein Basin in western Central Europe, were recognised. This late Middle Permian Anatolian record significantly widens the geographical range of these actinopterygians into the equatorial Palaeotethys Realm.

Keywords : perm, Turcja, Paleotetyda, Actinopterygians, late Middle Permian, SE Turkey, Palaeotethys,
Publishing house : Faculty of Geology of the University of Warsaw
Publication date : 2014
Number : Vol. 64, no. 2
Page : 147 – 159

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Qute : Thomas, B. A. ,Bek, J. ,Hoşgör, I. ,Štamberg, S. ,Štamberg, S. , A first record of late Middle Permian actinopterygian fish from Anatolia, Turkey. Acta Geologica Polonica Vol. 64, no. 2/2014
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