Moythomasia

Name: Moythomasia.
Phonetic: Moy-foe-ma-sjar.
Named By: Gross‭ ‬-‭ ‬1950.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Actinopterygii,‭ ‬Palaeonisciformes.
Species: M.‭ ‬nitida‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: About‭ ‬9‭ ‬centimetres long.
Known locations: Germany and Western Australia.
Time period: Devonian.
Fossil representation: Specimens preserved flat on slabs.

       Moythomasia was an early ray-finned fish of the Devonian period that seems to have had a wide distribution because the world‭’‬s continents were gradually coming together into the supercontinent of Pangaea.





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