A New Middle Devonian Arthrodire (Placoderm Fish) from the Broken River Area, Queensland
Associated bones of the trunk-armour belonging to a large brachythoracid arthrodire are described as Confractamnis johnjelli n.gen. and n.sp. The specimen comes from strata of probable Eifelian age in the Broken River Group of Queensland. It shows a range of derived brachythoracid features including reduction of dermal ornament, and strong development of the dermal neck joint articulation. The posterior dorsolateral and posterior lateral plates of the trunk armour were high and narrow, and the...[Show more]
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