FIGURE 1. Specimens AMF 9680, 100073 and 99900 of Gooloogongia loomesi.

From the following article:

A complete primitive rhizodont from Australia

Zerina Johanson and Per E. Ahlberg

Nature 394, 569-573(6 August 1998)

doi:10.1038/29058

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a,AMF 96860, holotype of Gooloogongia loomesi, a skull in dorsolateral view. The large notch in the posterior margin of the opercular is an artefact. b, AMF 100073, flattened skull in dorsolateral view, showing the single external nostril (no). Both of these skulls have protruding lower jaws with slender recumbent fangs. c, AMF 99900, posterior part of body showing caudal (cau), second dorsal (dor) and pelvic (pel) fins. The basal portions of the lepidotrichia are short, as in most other osteichthyans. d, AMF 99900, pectoral fin in ventral view, showing long basal portions of lepidotrichia and traces of a complex endoskeleton. Scale bars, 1 cm.

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