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Pterichthys Agassiz 1843 (armour-plated fish)

Placodermi - Antiarchi - Asterolepididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 209491

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1843. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome I (livr. 18). Imprimerie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel xxxii-188

Parent taxon: Asterolepididae according to A. S. Woodward 1891

Sister taxa: Asterolepis, Microbrachium

Subtaxa: Pterichthys milleri, Pterichthys oblongus, Pterichthys productus, Pterichthys rhenanus, Pterichthys testudinarius

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore