Lamiaspis

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Lamiaspis
Temporal range: Early Devonian
Lamiaspis longiripa.jpg
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Lamiaspis

Ilyes & Elliott, 1994
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L. longiripa
Binomial name
Lamiaspis longiripa
Ilyes & Elliott, 1994

Lamiaspis longiripa is an extinct pteraspid heterostracan agnathan vertebrate found in marine strata of Early Devonian Nevada.[1][2][3]

The generic name translates as "shark shield", in reference to its shark-like hydrodynamic shape.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Robert R. Ilyes & David K. Elliott (1994). "New Early Devonian pteraspidids (Agnatha, Heterostraci) from east-central Nevada". Journal of Paleontology. 68 (4): 878–892. doi:10.1017/S0022336000026330.CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)
  2. ^ uBio: Lamiaspis (accessed 13 February 2016)
  3. ^ GBIF: Lamiaspis Ilyes & Elliott, 1994 (accessed 13 February 2016)