†order Pseudopetalichthyida (armour-plated fish)

Osteichthyes - Pseudopetalichthyida

Alternative spelling: Pseudopetalichthida

Parent taxon: Placodermi according to G. C. Young 2010

See also Denison 1975, Dineley and Metcalf 1999 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acanthothoraci, Antiarcha, Arthrodira, Austroptyctodus, Brindabellaspida, Campbellodus, Coelosteichthys, Nessariostoma, Petalichthida, Petalichthyida, Phyllolepida, Ptyctodontida, Rhenanida, Stensioellida

Subtaxa: Nessariostoma Paraplesiobatidae

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Devonian of Germany (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections including 3 occurrences

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