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Eskimaspis Dineley and Yuhai 1984 (armour-plated fish)

Placodermi - Arthrodira

PaleoDB taxon number: 34334

Full reference: D. L. Dineley and L. Yuhai. 1984. A new actinolepid arthrodire from the Lower Devonian of Arctic Canada. Palaeontology 27(4):875-888

Parent taxon: Arthrodira according to J. J. Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Actinolepidae, Africanaspis, Arctolepidae, Arctonema, Arenipiscis, Atlantidosteus, Belemnacanthus, Belosteus, Brachydeirus, Brachyosteus, Braunosteus, Bruntonichthys, Buchanosteus, Bullerichthys, Bungartius, Burrinijucosteus, Callognathus, Camuropiscidae, Cosmacanthus, Cyrtosteus, Deirosteus, Deveonema, Dicksonosteus, Eldenosteus, Errolosteus, Erromenosteus, Euantiarcha, Euarthrodira, Eubrachythoraci, Gemuendenaspis, Goodradigbeeon, Grazosteus, Groenlandaspis, Gyroplacosteus, Harrytoombsia, Holdenius, Hollardosteus, Incisoscutoidea, Incisoscutum, Kendrickichthys, Kimberia, Kimberleyichthys, Kueichowlepis, Latocamurus, Laurentaspis, Leptosteus, Malerosteus, Mcnamaraspis, Megaloplax, Murmur, Operchallosteus, Overtonaspis, Oxyosteus, Parabelosteus, Parabuchanosteus, Paramylostoma, Phlyctaeniidae, Plourdosteus, Prescottaspis, Qataraspis, Rachiosteus, Rhenonema, Rolfosteus, Selenosteidae, Squamatognathus, Stegophthalami, Stuertzaspis, Synauchenia, Taemasosteus, Tafilalichthys, Tapinosteus, Taunaspis, Temnothoraci, Tiaraspis, Timanosteus, Toombsosteus, Torosteus, Trematosteus, Tropidosteus, Tubonasus, Wheathillaspis, Williamsaspis, Wuttagoonaspina, Yinosteus, Phyllolepida, Phylctaeniida, Actinolepidoidei, Brachythoraci

Subtaxa: Eskimaspis heintzi

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Type: Eskimaspis heintzi

Ecology: nektonic carnivore