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Machaerognathus Hussakof and Bryant 1919 (armour-plated fish)

Placodermi - Arthrodira - Dinichthyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 34361

Parent taxon: Dinichthyidae according to D. S. Jordan 1963

Sister taxa: Brachygnathus, Brontichthys, Copanognathus, Dinichthys, Eastmanosteus, Hussakofia, Perissognathus, Platyaspis, Stenognathus, Westralichthys

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektonic carnivore