Camuropiscis

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Camuropiscis
Temporal range: Late Devonian
Camuropiscis species.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Placodermi
Order: Arthrodira
Family: Camuropiscidae
Genus: Camuropiscis
Type species
Camuropiscis concinnus[1]
Miles & Dennis, 1979
Species
  • C. concinnus (type)
  • C. laidlawi Miles & Dennis, 1979

Camuropiscis is an extinct genus of arthrodire placoderm from the late Devonian of the Gogo Formation of Western Australia. The species of Camuropiscis had a flattened, elongated snout that may have aided in enhancing its hydrodynamic streamlining.

Etymology[edit]

Camuropiscis translates as "flat-nosed fish."[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Dennis, Kim; R. S. Miles (September 1979). "A second eubrachythoracid arthrodire from Gogo, Western Australia". Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 67: 1–29. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1979.tb01102.x. 

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