Paleontological Journal

, Volume 40, Issue 3, pp 312–322

A new species of Laccognathus (Porolepiform Crossopterygii) from the Devonian of Latvia

  • E. I. Vorobyeva

DOI: 10.1134/S0031030106030129

Cite this article as:
Vorobyeva, E.I. Paleontol. J. (2006) 40: 312. doi:10.1134/S0031030106030129


A new species of the genus Laccognathus, L. grossi sp. nov., from the upper strata of the Gauja Formation of the Main Devonian Field (Lode locality, Latvia) is established. Morphological similarity and differences of the new species from the previously described L. panderi Gross from the lower strata of the Gauja and the Amata Formation of Latvia are discussed.

Key words

Porolepiformes Crossopterygia Devonian Latvia 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. I. Vorobyeva
    • 1
  1. 1.Severtsov Institute of Ecology and EvolutionRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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