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Article: Neoselachian sharks from the Callovian-Oxfordian (Jurassic) of Ogrodzieniec, Zawiercie Region, southern Poland

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 53
Part: 4
Publication Date: July 2010
Page(s): 887 902
Author(s): Jan Rees
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REES, J. 2010. Neoselachian sharks from the Callovian-Oxfordian (Jurassic) of Ogrodzieniec, Zawiercie Region, southern Poland. Palaeontology53, 4, 887–902.

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