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†order Arthrodira Woodward 1891 (armour-plated fish)

Placodermi

PaleoDB taxon number: 34302

Synonym: Arthrodiriformes Grande and Eastman 1986 (taxon 217761)

Parent taxon: Placodermi according to G. C. Young and J. A. Long 2014

Sister taxa: Acanthothoraci, Antiarcha, Brindabellaspida, Nessariostoma, Oestophorus, Petalichthida, Petalichthyida, Pseudopetalichthyida, Ptyctodontida, Rhenanida, Stensioellida

Subtaxa: Actinolepidae, Actinolepidoidei, Africanaspis, Arctolepidae, Arctonema, Arenipiscis, Aspidichthys, Atlantidosteus, Belemnacanthus, Belosteus, Brachydeirus, Brachyosteus, Brachythoraci, Braunosteus, Bruntonichthys, Buchanosteus, Bullerichthys, Bungartius, Burrinijucosteus, Callognathus, Camuropiscidae, Chelyophorus, Coccosteus, Copanognathus, Cosmacanthus, Cyrtosteus, Deirosteus, Deveonema, Dicksonosteus, Dinomylostoma, Diplognathus, Eldenosteus, Errolosteus, Erromenosteus, Eskimaspis, Euantiarcha, Euarthrodira, Eubrachythoraci, Gemuendenaspis, Glyptaspis, Goodradigbeeon, Grazosteus, Groenlandaspis, Gyroplacosteus, Harrytoombsia, Heterosteus, Holdenius, Hollardosteus, Hussakofia, Incisoscutoidea, Incisoscutum, Kendrickichthys, Kimberia, Kimberleyichthys, Kueichowlepis, Latocamurus, Laurentaspis, Leptosteus, Machaerognathus, Macropetalichthys, Malerosteus, Mcnamaraspis, Megaloplax, Murmur, Mylostoma, Operchallosteus, Overtonaspis, Oxyosteus, Parabelosteus, Parabuchanosteus, Paramylostoma, Phlyctaenaspis, Phlyctaeniidae, Pholidosteus, Phylctaeniida, Phyllolepida, Platyaspis, Plourdosteus, Prescottaspis, Qataraspis, Rachiosteus, Rhenonema, Rolfosteus, Selenosteidae, Squamatognathus, Stuertzaspis, Synauchenia, Taemasosteus, Tafilalichthys, Tapinosteus, Taunaspis, Tiaraspis, Timanosteus, Titanichthys, Toombsosteus, Torosteus, Trachosteus, Trematosteus, Tropidosteus, Tubonasus, Wheathillaspis, Williamsaspis, Wuttagoonaspina, Yinosteus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore