Entelognathus primordialis

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Classis: †Placodermi
Genus: †Entelognathus

Species: †Entelognathus primordialis

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Entelognathus primordialis Zhu et al., 2013

  • Holotype: IVPP V18620, an articulated fish with head shield and trunk armour.
  • Locality and horizon: Xiaoxiang Reservoir, Qujing, Yunnan, China; Kuanti Formation. Late Ludlow, Silurian, Ozarkodina snajdri Conodont Zone, 419 million years ago.

Etymology: The specific name is from the Latin primordialis (= primordial).

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