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Aleosteus Johnson et al. 2000 (armour-plated fish)

Placodermi - Arthrodira - Actinolepidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 259705

Full reference: H. G. Johnson, D. K. Elliott, and J. H. Wittke. 2000. A new actinolepid arthrodire (Class Placodermi) from the Lower Devonian Sevy Dolomite, east-central Nevada. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 129(2):241-266

Parent taxon: Actinolepidae according to H. G. Johnson et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Actinolepis, Aethaspis, Anarthraspis, Baringaspis, Bollandaspis, Bryantolepis, Heightingtonaspis, Kujdanowiaspis, Lehmanosteus, Proaethaspis, Sigaspis, Simblaspis

Subtaxa: Aleosteus eganensis

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore