Parabuchanosteus

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Parabuchanosteus
Temporal range: Emsian
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Placodermi
Order: Arthrodira
Family: Buchanosteidae
White, 1952
Genus: Parabuchanosteus
White & Toombs, 1972
Species: P. murrumbidgeensis
White, 1952
Binomial name
Parabuchanosteus murrumbidgeensis
Synonyms

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

It was originally described as Buchanosteus murrumbidgeensis in 1952. Twenty years later, it was reexamined and promoted to a new genus.

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