Agnatha

Agnatha Cope, 1889

Agnathans

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Glinskiy, V. N., Pinakhina, D. V. 2018. New data on psammosteid heterostracans (Pteraspidomorpha) and acanthodians (Acanthodii) from the Pärnu Regional Stage (Lower Eifelian, Middle Devonian) of Estonia. Estonian Journal of Earth Sciences 67, 1, 76-87. DOI:10.3176/earth.2018.05
Tinn, O., Märss, T. 2018. The earliest osteostracan Kalanaspis delectabilis gen. et sp. nov. from the mid-Aeronian (mid-Llandovery, lower Silurian) of Estonia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 38, 1, e1425212. DOI:10.1080/02724634.2017.1425212
Glinskiy, V. N., Nilov, S. P. 2017. A new psammosteid (Agnatha, Heterostraci) from the Amata Regional Stage of the Main Devonian Field and morpho-histological types of discrete micromeric elements in the family Psammosteidae. Estonian Journal of Earth Sciences 66, 2, 59-76. DOI:10.3176/earth.2017.05
Glinskiy, V. 2017. Phylogenetic relationships of psammosteid heterostracans (Pteraspidiformes), Devonian jawless vertebrates. Biological Communications 62, 4, 219-243. DOI:10.21638/11701/spbu03.2017.402
Glinskiy, V., Mark-Kurik, E. 2016. Revision of Psammosteus livonicus Obruchev (Agnatha, Heterostraci) from the Devonian Amata Regional Stage of the NW of the East European Platform . Estonian Journal of Earth Sciences 65, 1, 1-18. DOI:10.3176/earth.2016.02
Dec, M. 2015. A new Tolypelepidid (Agnatha, Heterostraci) from the Late Silurian of Poland. Journal of Paleontology 89, 4, 1-8. DOI:10.1017/jpa.2015.28
Fadel, A., Žigaite, Ž., Blom, H., Perez-Huerta, A., Jeffries, T., Märss, T. & Ahlberg, P. E. 2015. Palaeoenvironmental signatures revealed from rare earth element (REE) compositions of vertebrate microremains of the Vesiku Bone Bed (Homerian, Wenlock), Saaremaa Island, Estonia. Estonian Journal of Earth Sciences 64, 1, 36-41. DOI:10.3176/earth.2015.07
Tuuling, T. 2015. A specimen of Psammolepis in the Gauja Formation (Estonia). bakalaureusetöö, pp. 1-31.
Keating, J. N., Marquart, C. L. & Donoghue, C. J. 2015. Histology of the Heterostracan Dermal Skeleton: Insight Into the Origin of the Vertebrate Mineralised Skeleton. Journal of Morphology 276, 6, 657-680. DOI:10.1002/jmor.20370
Märss, T., Afanassieva, O. & Blom, H. 2014. Biodiversity of the Silurian osteostracans of the East Baltic. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh Earth Sciences 105, 2, 73-148. DOI:10.1017/S1755691014000218
Afanassieva, O. B. & Märss, T. 2014. New Data on the Exoskeleton of the Osteostracan Genus Aestiaspis (Agnatha) from the Silurian of Saaremaa Island (Estonia) and the Severnaya Zemlya Archipelago (Russia). Paleontologicheski Zhurnal 48, 1, 74-78. DOI:10.1134/S003103011401002X
Johanson, Z., Smith, M., Kearsley, A., Pilecki, P., Mark-Kurik, E. & Howard, C. 2013. Origins of bone repair in the armour of fossil fish: response to a deep wound by cells depositing dentine instead of dermal bone. Biology Letters 9, 5, 1-5. DOI:10.1098/rsbl.2013.0144
Mark-Kurik, E., Blieck, A., Burrow, C. J. & Turner, S. 2013. Early Devonian fishes from coastal De Long Strait, central Chukotka, Arctic Russia. Geodiversitas 35, 3, 545-578. DOI:10.5252/g2013n3a3
Wilson, M. V. H., Märss, T. 2012. Anatomy of the Silurian thelodont Phlebolepis elegans Pander. Estonian Journal of Earth Sciences 61, 4, 261-276. DOI:10.3176/earth.2012.4.06
Märss, T. 2011. A unique Late Silurian Thelodus squamation from Saaremaa (Estonia) and its ontogenetic development. Estonian Journal of Earth Sciences 60, 3, 137-146. DOI:10.317/earth.2011.3.02
Märss, T. & Karatajūtė-Talimaa, V. 2009. Late Silurian - Early Devonian tessellated heterostracan Oniscolepis Pander, 1856 from the East Baltic and North Timan. Estonian Journal of Earth Sciences 58, 1, 43-62. DOI:10.3176/earth.2009.1.05
Lebedev, O.A., Mark-Kurik, E., Karatajūtė-Talimaa, V.N., Lukševičs, E., Ivanov, A. 2009. Bite marks as evidence of predation in early vertebrates. Acta Zoologica 90, Suppl. 1, 344-356. DOI:10.1111/j.1463-6395.2008.00344.x
Lukševics, E., Lebedev, O., Mark-Kurik, E., Karatajūtė-Talimaa, V. 2009. The earliest evidence of host-parasite interactions in vertebrates. Acta Zoologica 90, Suppl. 1, 335-343. DOI:10.1111/j.1463-6395.2008.00362.x
Märss, T., Kleesment, A., & Niit, M. 2008. Karksilepis parva gen. et sp. nov. (Chondrichthyes) from the Burtnieki Regional Stage, Middle Devonian of Estonia. Estonian Journal of Earth Sciences 57, 4, 219-230. DOI:10.3176/earth.2008.4.02
Märss, T. & Wilson, M. V. H. 2008. Buccopharyngo-branchial denticles of Phlebolepis elegans Pander (Thelodonti, Agnatha). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 28, 3, 601-612. DOI:10.1671/0272-4634(2008)28[601:BDOPEP]2.0.CO;2
Märss, T., Turner, S. & Karatajūtė-Talimaa, V. 2007. "Agnatha" II. Thelodonti. . Handbook of Paleoichthyology, pp. 1-143.
Märss, T. 2006. Exoskeletal ultrasculpture of early vertebrates. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 26, 2, 235-252.
Märss, T. 2006. Thelodonts (Agnatha) from the basal beds of the Kuressaare Stage, Ludlow, Upper Silurian of Estonia. Proceedings of the Estonian Academy of Sciences. Geology 55, 1, 43-66.
Märss, T. 2005. Thelodont Oeselia mosaica gen. et sp. nov. from the Wenlock and Ludlow of the East Baltic. Proceedings of the Estonian Academy of Sciences. Geology 54, 3, 181-190.
Elliott, D. K. & Mark-Kurik, E. 2005. A review of the lateral line sensory system in psammosteid heterostracans. Revista Brasileira de Paleontologia 8, 2, 99-108.
Karatajūtė-Talimaa, V. & Märss, T. 2004. Subclass Thelodonti. Thelodonts. Agnathans and Early Fishes, pp. 12-68.
Märss, T. & Miller, C. G. 2004. Thelodonts and distribution of associated conodonts from the Llandovery-lowermost Lochkovian of the Welsh Borderland. Palaeontology 47, 5, 1211-1265. DOI:10.1111/j.0031-0239.2004.00409.x
Novitskaya L. I. 2004. Subclass Heterostraci. Heterostracans. Agnathans and Early Fishes, pp. 69-207.
Afanassieva, O. B. 2004. Subclass Osteostraci. Osteostracans. Agnathans and Early Fishes, pp. 210-267.
Miller, C. G., Märss, T. & Blom, H. 2004. New anaspid material from the Late Silurian of Britain and Estonia. Acta Universitatis Latviensis 679, 46-56.
Märss, T., Perens, H. & Klaos, T. 2003. Sedimentation of the Himmiste-Kuigu fish bed (Ludlow of Estonia) and taphonomy of the Phlebolepis elegans Pander (Thelodonti) shoal. Proceedings of the Estonian Academy of Sciences. Geology 52, 4, 239-265.
Märss, T. 2003. Paralogania from the Rootsiküla (Wenlock) and Paadla (Ludlow) stages of Estonia. Proceedings of the Estonian Academy of Sciences. Geology 52, 2, 98-112.
Karatajūtė-Talimaa, V. & Märss, T. 2002. Upper Silurian thelodonts from Severnaya Zemlya Archipelago (Russia). Geodiversitas 24, 2, 405-443.
Märss, T. & Karatajūtė-Talimaa, V. 2002. Ordovician and Lower Silurian thelodonts from Severnaya Zemlya Archipelago (Russia). Geodiversitas 24, 2, 381-403.
Blom, H., Märss, T. & Miller, C. G. 2002. Silurian and earliest Devonian Birkeniid anaspids from the Northern Hemisphere. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh Earth Sciences 92, 3-4, 263-323. DOI:10.1017/S0263593300000250
Märss, T. 2002. Silurian and Lower Dewonian anaspids (Agnatha) from Severnaya Zemlya (Russia). Geodiversitas 24, 1, 123-137.
Upeniece, I. 2001. The unique fossil assemblage from the Lode Quarry (Upper Devonian, Latvia). Mitt. Mus. Naturkd. Berlin, Geowiss. , 4, 101-119. DOI:10.5194/fr-4-101-2001
Mark-Kurik, E. 2000. The Middle Devonian fishes of the Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia) and Belarus. Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg , 223, 309-324.
Otto, M. & Laurin, M. 1999. Osteostracan tesserae from the Baltic Middle Devonian: morphology and microanatomy. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geologie und Paläontologie. Monatshefte: Abt. B. Geologie, Paläontologie 1999, 8, 464-476.
Mark-Kurik, E. 1999. Psammosteid microremains from the Middle Devonian (Givetian) of Estonia. Modern Geology 24, 1, 1-21.
Märss, T. & Ritchie, A. 1998. Articulated thelodonts (Agnatha) of Scotland. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh Earth Sciences 88, 3, 143-195. DOI:10.1017/S026359330000691X
Märss, T. 1997. Vertebrates of the Pridoli and Silurian-Devonian boundary beds in Europe. Modern Geology 21, 17-41.
Mark-Kurik, E. & Janvier, P. 1997. A new tremataspid (Vertebrata, Osteostraci, Thyestiida) from the Devonian of northern Urals, wiht remarks on tannuaspidis. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie. Abhandlungen 206, 3, 405-421.
Raukas, A. & Teedumäe, A. (eds) 1997. Geology and Mineral Resources of Estonia.
Afanassieva, O. B. & Märss, T. 1997. Exoskeleton Structure and the Distribution of Aestiaspis viitaensis (Agnatha) from the Silurian of Estonia. Paleontologicheski Zhurnal , 6, 75-80.
Märss, T. 1996. Loganellia (Thelodonti, Agnatha) from the Jaagarahu Stage, Wenlock, Estonia. Proceedings of the Estonian Academy of Sciences. Geology 45, 4, 189-202.
Mark-Kurik, E. & Janvier, P. 1995. Early Devonian osteostracans from Severnaya Zemlya, Russia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 15, 3, 449-462. DOI:10.1080/02724634.1995.10011241
Janvier, P. & Lelievre, H. 1994. A new tremataspid osteostracan, Aestiaspis viitaensis n. g., n. sp., from the Silurian of Saaremaa, Estonia. Proceedings of the Estonian Academy of Sciences. Geology 43, 3, 122-128.
Mark-Kurik, E. 1993. Notes on the squamation in psammosteids. Modern Geology 18, 1, 107-114.
Märss, T. 1992. The structure of growth layers of Silurian fish scales as a potential evidence of the environmental changes. Fossil Fishes as Living Animals. Mark-Kurik, E. (Eds.), pp. 41-48.
Fredholm, D. 1990. Agnathan vertebrates in the Lower Silurian of Gotland, Sweden. Geologiska Föreningens i Stockholm Förhandlingar 112, 1, 61-84. DOI:10.1080/11035899009453162
Afanassieva, O. B. 1990. New Brenneviaspis (Agnatha) from the Lower Devonian of Podolia. Paleontologicheski Zhurnal , 4, 128-131.
Karatajūtė-Talimaa, V. 1989. Skalviaspis narbutasi gen. et sp. nov., a New Representative of the Pteraspidida (Heterostraci) from the East Baltic Lower Devonian. Geologija 10, 79-93.
Märss, T. 1989. Vertebrates. A Global Standard for The Silurian System. National Museum of Wales, Geological Series 9. Eds: Holland, C. H. & Bassett, M. G., pp. 284-289.
Märss, T. 1986. Silurian Vertebrates of Estonia and West Latvia. Fossilia Baltica 1, 1-104.
Märss, T. 1986. Squamation of the thelodont agnathan Phlebolepis. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 6, 1, 1-11. DOI:10.1080/02724634.1986.10011593
Belles-Isles, M. & Janvier, P. 1984. Nouveaux Ostéostracés du Dévonien Inférieur de Podolie (RSS DUkraine). Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 29, 3-4, 195-208.
Novitskaya, L. 1983. Morphology of the early agnathans. Transactions of the Paleontological Institute (PIN) 196, 1-183.
Märss, T. 1982. Thelodus admirabilis n. sp. (Agnatha) from the Upper Silurian of the East Baltic. Proceedings of the Academy of Sciences of the Estonian SSR. Geology 31, 3, 112-115.
Lyarskaya, L. 1981. Baltic Devonian Placodermi. Asterolepididae.
Märss, T. 1979. Lateral line sensory system of the Ludlovian thelodont Phlebolepis elegans Pander. Proceedings of the Academy of Sciences of the Estonian SSR. Geology 28, 3, 108-111.
Karatajūtė-Talimaa, V. 1978. Silurian and Devonian thelodonts of the USSR and Spitsbergen.
Märss, T. 1977. Structure of Tolypelepis from the Baltic Upper Silurian. Proceedings of the Academy of Sciences of the Estonian SSR. Chemistry and Geology 26, 1, 57-69.
Märss, T. 1977. The Upper Silurian cyathaspid Archegonaspis from the East Baltic. Proceedings of the Academy of Sciences of the Estonian SSR. Chemistry and Geology 26, 2, 129-133.
Mark-Kurik, E. & Novitskaya, L. 1977. The Early Devonian fish fauna on Novaya Zemlya.. Proceedings of the Academy of Sciences of the Estonian SSR. Chemistry and Geology 26, 2, 143-149.
Mark-Kurik, E 1974. Discovery of new Devonian fish localities in the Soviet Arctic. Proceedings of the Academy of Sciences of the Estonian SSR. Chemistry and Geology 23, 4, 332-335.
Novitskaya, L. I. 1971. Diagnostic evaluation of ornamentation in Agnatha and Pisces. Paleontologicheski Zhurnal , 4, 82-96.
Karatajūtė-Talimaa, V. 1970. Downtonian fish fauna of Lithuania, Estonia and northern Timan. Palaeontology and Stratigraphy of the Baltic and Byelorussia. No II. Ed: Grigelis, A. A., pp. 33-66.
Vorobyeva, E. I. & Lyarskaya, L. A. 1968. Crossopterygian and dipnoan remains from the Amata beds of Latvia and their burial. Essays on phylogeny and systematics of fossil fishes and agnathans, pp. 71-86.
Obruchev, D. & Mark-Kurik, E. 1968. On the evolution of the Psammosteids (Heterostraci). Proceedings of the Academy of Sciences of the Estonian SSR. Geology 17, 3, 279-284.
Mark-Kurik, E. 1968. New finds of psammosteids (Heterostraci) in the Devonian of Estonia and Latvia. Proceedings of the Academy of Sciences of the Estonian SSR. Chemistry and Geology 17, 4, 409-424.
Heintz, A. 1967. A new tremataspidid from Ringerike, South Norway. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 47, 311, 55-68. DOI:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1967.tb01395.x
Mark-Kurik, E. J. 1966. On some injuries of psammosteid exoskeleton (Agnatha). The organism and environment in the geological past. Ed: Hecker, R. F., pp. 55-60.
Halstead Tarlo, L. B. H. 1965. Psammosteiformes (Agnatha) - A review with descriptions of new material from the Lower Devonian of Poland. 2. Systematic part. Palaeontologia Polonica 15, 1-168.
Obruchev, D. V. & Mark-Kurik, E. J. 1965. Devonian psammosteids (Agnatha, Psammosteidae) of the USSR. Trudy Instituta geologii AN ESSR ?, 1-304.
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Obruchev, D. 1943. Yoglinia n. g., the latest pteraspid from the Middle Devonian of the Leningrad Region. Dokladõ Akademii nauk SSSR 41, 1, 36-38.
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