Coelosteichthys Whitley 1940 (armour-plated fish)

Osteichthyes

Synonym: Coelosteus Gross 1930 [replaced name]

Full reference: G. P. Whitley. 1940. The Nomenclator Zoologicus and some new fish names. Australian Naturalist 10:241-243

Parent taxon: Placodermi according to G. P. Whitley 1940

See also Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Coelosteichthys in the database

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