Name: Brindabellaspis ‭(‬Brindabella Ranges Shield‭)‬.
Phonetic: Bryn-da-bell-as-piss.
Named By: Gavin C.‭ ‬Young‭ ‬-‭ ‬1980.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Gnathostomata,‭ ‬Placodermi.
Species: B.‭ ‬stensioi.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Australia.
Time period: Early Devonian.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       First considered to be a weejasperaspid acanthothoracid placoderm,‭ ‬studies of the braincase indicate that Brindabellaspis may have been fairly close to the ancestral form all the placoderm fish that appeared after it.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new Early Devonian placoderm from New South Wales,‭ ‬Australia,‭ ‬with a discussion of placoderm phylogeny.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Palaeontographica‭ ‬167A pp.‭ ‬10‭–‬76.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Gavin C.‭ ‬Young‭ ‬-‭ ‬1980.


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