Liston, Jeff (Research Associate) and Gendry, Damien (2015) Le Python de Caen, les algues géantes d'Amblie, et autres specimens perdus de Leedsichthys d'Alexandre Bourienne, Jules Morière, Eugène Eudes-Deslongchamps et Alexandre Bigot. L’Écho des Falaises (19). pp. 17-33. ISSN 1253-6946

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Abstract

The Python of Caen, the Giant Alga of Amblie, and other lost Leedsichthys specimens of Alexandre Bourienne, Jules Morière, Eugène Eudes-Deslongchamps and Alexandre Bigot. The descriptions of five specimens from the Bathonian-Oxfordian of Normandy, all of which were probably destroyed during allied bombing in July 1944, are reviewed as unrecognized specimens of the large suspension-feeding pachycormid Leedsichthys. Many similarities with known specimens of this taxon are noted, with the consequence that such an animal may well have been present in the Bathonian.

Item Type: Article
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Subjects: D History General and Old World > DC France
Q Science > QE Geology
Q Science > QL Zoology
Theme: Understanding the natural world
Department: Natural Sciences
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Depositing User: Ross Anderson
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2016 13:33
Last Modified: 26 Sep 2016 15:21
URI: http://repository.nms.ac.uk/id/eprint/1666

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