(Brindabella Ranges Shield).
Named By: Gavin C. Young - 1980.
Classification: Chordata, Gnathostomata, Placodermi.
Species: B. stensioi.
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.
- 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.