Mesozoic Fishes 1 - Systematics and Paleoecology

Gloria Arriata

Published by Dr. Friedrich Pfeil Jan 1996, 1996
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Neuware - ARRATIA, Gloria & Günter VIOHL (Herausgeber) Mesozoic Fishes 1 - Systematics and Paleoecology Contents Preface 7 Acknowledgments 7 Marcelo R. de CARVALHO & John G. MAISEY: The phylogenetic relationship of the Late Jurassic shark Protospinax Woodward 1919 (Chondrichthyes: Elasmobranchii) 9 Paulo M. BRITO & Bernard SERET: The new genus Iansan (Chondrichthyes, Rhinobatoidea) from the Early Cretaceous of Brazil and its phylogenetic relationships 47 Alberto L. CIONE: The extinct genus Notidanodon (Neoselachii, Hexanchiformes) 63 Masatoshi GOTO, Teruya UYENO & Yoshitaka YABUMOTO: Summary of Mesozoic elasmobranch remains from Japan 73 Hans-Peter SCHULTZE: The scales of Mesozoic actinopterygians 83 François J. MEUNIER & Mireille GAYET: A new polypteriform from the Late Cretaceous and the middle Paleocene of South America 95 Detlev THIES & Alexander MUDROCH: Actinopterygian teeth from the Late Jurassic (Kimmeridgian) of N Germany 105 J. Ralph NURSALL: Distribution and ecology of pycnodont fishes 115 J. Ralph NURSALL: The phylogeny of pycnodont fishes 125 Sylvie WENZ & Paulo M. BRITO: New data about the lepisosteids and semionotids from the Early Cretaceous of Chapada do Araripe (NE Brazil): Phylogenetic implications 153 Andrea TINTORI: Paralepidotus ornatus (AGASSIZ 1833-43): A semionotid from the Norian (Late Triassic) of Europe 167 Lance GRANDE: Using the extant Amia calva to test the monophyly of Mesozoic groups of fishes 181 Gloria ARRATIA & Paul LAMBERS: The caudal skeleton of pachycormiforms: Parallel evolution 191 Gloria ARRATIA: Reassessment of the phylogenetic relationships of certain Jurassic teleosts and their implications on teleostean phylogeny 219 Gloria ARRATIA: The Jurassic and the early history of teleosts 243 Mei SHEN: Fossil 'osteoglossomorphs' from East Asia and their implications for teleostean phylogeny 261 Niels BONDE: Osteoglossids (Teleostei: Osteoglossomorpha) of the Mesozoic. Comments on their interrelationships 273 Guo-qing LI: A new species of Late Cretaceous osteoglossid (Teleostei) from the Oldman Formation of Alberta, Canada, and its phylogenetic relationships 285 Terry GRANDE: The interrelationships of fossil and Recent gonorynchid fishes with comments on two Cretaceous taxa from Israel 299 Francisco José POYATO-ARIZA: A revision of Rubiesichthys gregalis WENZ 1984 (Ostariophysi, Gonorynchiformes), from the Early Cretaceous of Spain 319 Francisco José POYATO-ARIZA: The phylogenetic relationships of Rubiesichthys gregalis and Gordichthys conquensis (Ostariophysi, Chanidae), from the Early Cretaceous of Spain 329 Yael CHALIFA: New species of Enchodus (Aulopiformes: Enchodontidae) from the Northern Negev, Israel, with comments on evolutionary trends in the Enchodontoidei 349 Mark V. H. WILSON & Alison M. MURRAY: Early Cenomanian acanthomorph teleost in the Cretaceous Fish Scale Zone, Albian/Cenomanian Boundary, Alberta, Canada 369 J. D. STEWART: Cretaceous acanthomorphs of North America 383 Paul H. LAMBERS: A redescription of the coelacanth Macropoma willemoesii VETTER from the lithographic limestone of Solnhofen (Upper Jurassic, Bavaria) 395 Anne KEMP: Triassic lungfish from Gondwana 409 Werner SCHWARZHANS: Otoliths from the Maastrichtian of Bavaria and their evolutionary significance 417 Dirk NOLF & Gary L. STRINGER: Cretaceous fish otoliths - a synthesis of the North American record 433 Mee-mann CHANG & Fan JIN: Mesozoic fish faunas of China 461 Laurence BELTAN: Overview of systematics, paleobiology, and paleoecology of Triassic fishes of northwestern Madagascar 479 Olivier RIEPPEL, René KINDLIMANN & Hugo BUCHER: A new fossil fish fauna from the Middle Triassic (Anisian) of North-Western Nevada 501 Günter VIOHL: The paleoenvironment of the Late Jurassic fishes from the southern Franconian Alb (Bavaria, Germany) 513 Shelton Pleasants APPLEGATE: An overview of the Cretaceous fishes of the quarries near Tepexi de Rodríguez, Puebla, México 529 Luis ESPINOSA-ARRUBARRENA & Shelton Pleasants APPLEGAT. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: The Mesozoic era was an important time in the evolution of elasmobranch and actinopterygian fishes because it was then that most of the modern groups first entered the fossil record and began to radiate. By the end of the era, many archaic forms had disappeared and the foundation had been laid for the ichthyofauna that now exists. Despite this significant evolutionary change, there has been little concerted research done on Mesozoic fishes and no synopsis or compilation of the systematics and paleoecology of Mesozoic fishes has been published, not even for single groups. To remedy this deficiency, Gloria Arratia initiated the symposium "Mesozoic Fishes - Systematics and Paleoecology". Its goal was to bring together paleontologists and other scientists studying Mesozoic fishes so that they might evaluate current research and form an active research group to press the investigation forward. The meeting generated fruitful discussions and new information that helps to clarify the course of piscine evolution at a crucial time. Phylogenetic relationships of the different groups were the central issue; but attention was given also to questions of biostratigraphy, functional anatomy, and the evolution of histological structures. The results of the symposium presented in this volumen reflect the current state of knowledge about Mesozoic fishes. The new findings described in the 36 papers and the disagreements among authors concerning the phylogenetic relationships of the fishes they have studied is an invitation to further research.

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