Yunnanolepis

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Yunnanolepis
Temporal range: Early to Middle Devonian
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Yunnanolepis chii and Mizia parvus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Class: Placodermi
Order: Antiarchi
Family: Yunnanolepididae
Genus: Yunnanolepis
Liu, 1963
Type species
Yunnanolepis chii
Liu, 1963
Species
  • Y. bacboensis Tong-Dzuy & Janvier 1990
  • Y. chii Liu, 1963
  • Y. deprati Tong-Dzuy & Janvier 1990
  • Y. meemannae Thanh & Janvier 1994
  • Y. porifera Zhu 1996
  • Y. spinulosa Janvier & Phuong 1999

Yunnanolepis is an extinct genus of primitive Antiarch placoderm. The fossils of the various species are found in Early to Middle Devonian strata in Southern China and Middle Devonian strata in Vietnam.

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