Americaspis

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Taxonavigation: Cyathaspidida 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Superclassis/Classis: †Pteraspidomorphi
Subclassis: †Heterostraci
Ordo: †Cyathaspidiformes
Subordo: †Cyathaspidida

Familia: †Cyathaspididae
Genus: †Americaspis

Species: †A. americana – †A. bitruncata – †A. claypolei

Name[edit]

Americaspis White & Moy-Thomas, 1941

    • Replacement name for †Palaeaspis Claypole, 1884 preoccupied by †Palaeaspis Gray, 1870.

References[edit]

  • Claypole, E.W. 1884. Preliminary Note on Some Fossil Fishes Recently Discovered in the Silurian Rocks of North America. The American Naturalist, 18(12): 1222–1226. Reference page
  • White, E.I. & Moy-Thomas, J.A. 1941. Notes on the nomenclature of fossil fishes. III. Homonyms M-Z. Annales and Magazine of Natural History 7: 395-400. Reference page

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