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A pangolin from the French Quercy phosphorites
The geologically youngest remains of an ornithocheirid pterosaur from the late Cenomanian (Late Cretaceous) of northeastern Mexico with implications on the paleogeography and extinction of Late Cretaceous ornithocheirids
Les traces de pas de Dinosaures et autres Archosaures du Lias inférieur des grands Causses, Sud de la France
Macroscelidea, Insectivora and Chiroptera from the Miocene of east Africa
A new stem hystricognathous rodent from the Eocene of Tunisia
Les poissons crétacés et tertiaires du bassin des Iullemmeden (République du Niger)Actinopterygians; Cenozoic; Cretaceous; Dipnoans; Selachians
Cite this article: Cappetta H., 1972. Les poissons crétacés et tertiaires du bassin des Iullemmeden (République du Niger). Palaeovertebrata 5 (5): 179-251.
The present work is devoted to the study of the Cretaceous and Tertiary fishes (teeth of Selachians, Actinopterygians and Dipnoans) collected during a recent expedition in Niger. The Maestrichtian localities have yielded a new genus and a new subspecies of Selachian: Igdabatis sigmodon nov. gen., nov. sp. and Lamna biauriculata nigeriana nov. subsp. The locality of Sessao, which has been attributed to the Thanetian by means of the study of the fish, has furnished by screen-washing an interesting fauna wherein six new species are described: Raja Iouisi, Dasyatis sessaoensis, D. sudrei, D. russelli, Hypolophites thaleri and Ceratodus casieri. Comparison of these faunas with contemporary faunas of Africa has brought out a certain endemism in the Iullemmeden Basin during the late Cretaceous and the early Tertiary.
Published in Vol. 05, Fasc. 5 (1972)