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Definition of Cephalaspis

Cephalaspis
Cephalaspis Ceph`a*las"pis, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? head + ? a shield.] (Paleon.) A genus of fossil ganoid fishes found in the old red sandstone or Devonian formation. The head is large, and protected by a broad shield-shaped helmet prolonged behind into two lateral points.

Meaning of Cephalaspis from wikipedia

- species) †"Cephalaspis" aarhusi (Wangsjö, 1952) †"Cephalaspis" ag****izi (Lankester, 1868) †"Cephalaspis" brevirostris (Denison, 1952) †"Cephalaspis" broughi...
- Cephalaspidomorphs are a group of jawless fishes named for Cephalaspis of the osteostracans. Most biologists regard this taxon as extinct, but the name...
- Crossoloricaria cephalaspis is a species of armored catfish. It is endemic to Colombia where it is found in the Magdalena River basin. This species grows...
- and distribution are as follows: Eurypterus De Kay, 1825 ?Eurypterus cephalaspis Salter, 1856 – Silurian, England Uncertain placement. Only 3 of the specimens...
- Cephalaspis (a jawless fish)...
- (Bobince), Podoli [Babin Sandstone] (Devonian of Ukraine). Z. elegans (syn. †Cephalaspis elegans Balabai, 1962) is found on the Podolian plateau. Preliminary...
- Cephalaspis, a jawless fish...
- to describe armored fish. Examples: Aspidochelone ("shield turtle"); Cephalaspis ("head shield"); Sacabambaspis ("Sacabamba shield"); Brindabellaspis...
- Editions. p. 23. ISBN 1-84028-152-9. Lankester, E. R. (1870). "I.—On a New Cephalaspis Discovered in America, etc". Geological Magazine. 7 (75): 397–399. doi:10...
- Haikouichthys has evolved into the jawless-fish Cephalaspis. The marine scorpion Brontoscorpio pursues a Cephalaspis but falls victim to the giant eurypterid...
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