Burrinjucosteus

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Burrinjucosteus
Temporal range: Emsian
Burrinjucosteus asymmetricus.jpg
Artist's reconstruction
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Placodermi
Order: Arthrodira
Family: Buchanosteidae
White, 1952
Genus: Burrinjucosteus
Species: B. asymmetricus
Binomial name
Burrinjucosteus asymmetricus
White, 1978

Burrinjucosteus asymmetricus is an extinct buchanosteid arthrodire placoderm. Its fossils have been found in Emsian-aged marine strata of New South Wales, Australia.

B. asymmetricus is known from scraps of thoracic armor and the skullroof, which suggest a very large, but flattened animal.

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