LEPTOLEPIS OPERCULARIS, N. SP., FROM THE JURASSIC OF CHILE

Gloria Arratia Fuentes, Augusto Chang Garrido, Guillermo Chong Diaz

Abstract


In the regional geological survey out by the Instituto de Investigaciones Ceológicas de Chile (I.I.G.) was found out a lot of extensive deposits of marine sedimentary rocks of Upper jurassic age. These deposits show a great deal of outcrops that contains fossil fishes with a good preservation. This paper makes a preliminary description of a new species of the genus Leptole pis, denominated Leptolcpis opercularis.

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