Bothriolepis Eichwald 1840 (armour-plated fish)

Placodermi - Antiarchiformes - Bothriolepididae

All the material published by Janvier and Villarroel (2000) under the name Bothriolepis, sp. indet. Potrero Rincón 2: SGC-MGJRG.2018.V.21, an almost complete juvenile skull roof (Fig. 4A–D); SGC-MGJRG.2018.V.20, an almost complete adult skull roof (Fig. 4D–H).

Synonym: Stenacanthus Leidy 1856

Parent taxon: Bothriolepididae according to E. Lukševičs 2001

See also Denison 1978, Hay 1902, Thomson and Thomas 2001, Weems et al. 1981 and Woodward 1891

Sister taxon: Grossilepis

Subtaxa: Bothriolepis alvesiensis Bothriolepis antarctica Bothriolepis canadensis Bothriolepis cellulosa Bothriolepis ciecere Bothriolepis cristata Bothriolepis curonica Bothriolepis dorakarasugensis Bothriolepis extensa Bothriolepis favosa Bothriolepis gigantea Bothriolepis groenlandica Bothriolepis hayi Bothriolepis hicklingi Bothriolepis hydrophila Bothriolepis jarviki Bothriolepis jeremijevi Bothriolepis kwangtungensis Bothriolepis laverocklochensis Bothriolepis leptocheira Bothriolepis lochangensis Bothriolepis lohesti Bothriolepis macrocephala Bothriolepis maeandrina Bothriolepis major Bothriolepis maxima Bothriolepis nielseni Bothriolepis nitida Bothriolepis obesa Bothriolepis obrutschewi Bothriolepis ornata Bothriolepis panderi Bothriolepis paradoxa Bothriolepis pavariensis Bothriolepis prima Bothriolepis shaokuanensis Bothriolepis siberica Bothriolepis sibirica Bothriolepis sinensis Bothriolepis stevensoni Bothriolepis taylori Bothriolepis traquairi Bothriolepis tungseni Bothriolepis turanica Bothriolepis virginiensis Bothriolepis wilsoni Bothriolepis yunnanensis Stenacanthus nitida

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Type: Bothriolepis ornata

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Devonian of Belarus (1 collection), Canada (1: Quebec), China (2), Colombia (1), Latvia (1), the Russian Federation (5), South Africa (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (6: Colorado, Pennsylvania, Virginia)

Total: 19 collections including 20 occurrences

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