Neopteroplax

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Neopteroplax
Temporal range: Late Carboniferous
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Neopteroplax conemaughensis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Order: Embolomeri
Family: Eogyrinidae
Genus: Neopteroplax
Romer, 1963

Neopteroplax is an extinct genus in the family Eogyrinidae.[1] It was a predator of great size, reaching up to 3 m (9.8 ft) in length with a robust 40 cm skull.[2]

Two species are recognized:[1]

  • Neopteroplax conemaughensis
  • Neopteroplax relictus

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "†Neopteroplax Romer 1963". Paleobiology Database. Fossilworks. Retrieved 30 April 2016. 
  2. ^ "Neopteroplax conemaughensis". Palaeocritti - a guide to prehistoric animals. Retrieved 30 April 2016.