Bothriolepis canadensis Whiteaves 1880 (armour-plated fish)

Placodermi - Antiarchiformes - Bothriolepididae

Belongs to Bothriolepis according to R. Denison 1978

See also Hanke and Wilson 2004, Hay 1902 and Woodward 1891

Sister taxa: Bothriolepis alvesiensis, Bothriolepis antarctica, 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

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Shore of River Ristigouche, Miguasha (Devonian of Quebec)

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