Paläontologische Zeitschrift

, Volume 78, Issue 1, pp 189–194 | Cite as

Enigmagraptus n. gen., a new graptoloid (Přídolí, Silurian, New South Wales, Australia)

  • Barrie Rickards
  • Anthony Wright


Enigmagraptus n. gen. comprises a group of the smallest known graptolites, with problematical evolutionary ancestors. The species described, all of Přídolí age are:E. yassensis (Rickards &Wright, 1999),E. cf.yassensis, E. mitchelli (Rickards &Wright, 1999) andE. pennyae n. sp.


Enigmagraptus n. gen. problematical new graptoloid Přídolí Silurian Australia 


Enigmagraptus n. gen. umfasst eine Gruppe der kleinsten bislang bekannten Graptolithen mit unbekannten Vorfahren. Die beschriebenen ArtenE. yassensis (Rickards &Wright, 1999),E. cf.yassensis, E. mitchelli (Rickards &Wright, 1999) undE. pennyae n. sp. stammen alle aus dem Přídolíum.


Enigmagraptus n. gen. problematische neue Graptoloidea Přídolíum Silur Australien 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Barrie Rickards
    • 1
  • Anthony Wright
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Earth SciencesUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK
  2. 2.School of Environmental and Earth SciencesThe UniversityWollongongAustralia

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