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On the presence of the osteoglossid fish genus Scleropages (Teleostei, Osteoglossiformes) in the continental Paleocene of Hainin (Mons Basin, Belgium)
Taverne, L.; Nolf, D.; Folie, A. (2007). On the presence of the osteoglossid fish genus Scleropages (Teleostei, Osteoglossiformes) in the continental Paleocene of Hainin (Mons Basin, Belgium). Belg. J. Zool. 137(1): 89-97
In: Belgian Journal of Zoology. Koninklijke Belgische Vereniging voor Dierkunde = Société royale zoologique de Belgique: Gent. ISSN 0777-6276, more
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Keywords
Author keywords
    Teleostei; Osteoglossidae; Scleropages; fossil remains; continentalpaleocene; Belgium

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  • Taverne, L., more
  • Nolf, D., more
  • Folie, A.

Abstract
    Some bony remains, otoliths and squamules belonging to the osteoglossid genus Scleropages are described from the continental Paleocene of Hainin (Mons Basin, Belgium). The hypotheses to explain the occurrence of such a freshwater fish in Europe at that time are discussed.

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