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Crassigyrinus scoticus


Fossil, Crassigyrinus scoticus, from the Mississippian (Lower Carboniferous) of Gilmerton Ironstone, Gilmerton, Midlothian, Scotland, part of the Hugh Miller Collection

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Scientific name(s)

species: Crassigyrinus scoticus

Specimen details

Specimen form: Fossil

Collection place(s)

Gilmerton, Midlothian, Scotland, Northern Europe


Hugh Miller Collection


Watson, D.M.S. 1928. The Carboniferous Amphibia of Scotland. Palaeotologia Hungarica, 1, p.233, fig. 12.

Panchen, A.L. 1973. On Crassigyrinus scoticus Watson, a primitive amphibian from the Lower Carboniferous of Scotland. Palaeontology, 16(1), p. 179, fig. 1, pl. 16, fig. 1.

Paton, R.L. 1975. A catalogue of fossil vertebrates in the Royal Scottish Museum, Edinburgh, Part 4, Amphibia & Reptilia. RSM. p. 1.

Clack, J.A. 1998. The Scottish Carboniferous tetrapod Crassigyrinus scoticus (Lydekker) - cranial anatomy and relationships. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Earth Sciences, 88, pp. 127, 128, 131, fig. 3A, B.

Waterston, C.D. 1954. Catalogue of type and figured specimens of fossil fishes and amphibians in the Royal Scottish Museum, Edinburgh. Transactions of the Edinburgh Geological Society, 16(1), p. 82.

Smithson, T.R. 1985. Scottish Carboniferous amphibian localities. Scottish Journal of Geology, 21, p. 129.

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