Dicksonosteus

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Dicksonosteus
Temporal range: Early Devonian
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Class: Placodermi
Order: Arthrodira
Family: Phlyctaeniidae
Genus: Dicksonosteus
Species: D. arcticus
Binomial name
Dicksonosteus arcticus
Goujet, 1975

Dicksonosteus is an extinct genus of basal arthrodire, placoderm fish, which lived during the Early Devonian period of Spitsbergen, Norway.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Goujet, D. (1975). Dicksonosteus, un nouvel arthrodire du Dévonien du Spitsberg—Remarques sur le squelette viscéral des Dolichothoraci. Colloques internationaux du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, 218, 81-99.