Named By: A. Ritchie - 1973.
Classification: Chordata, Vertebrata, Placodermi, Arthrodira, Wuttagoonaspidae.
Species: W. fletcheri (type), W. milligani.
Size: Head shield up to 18 centimetres long and 10 centimetres across.
Known locations: Australia.
Time period: Mid/Upper Devonian.
Fossil representation: Individuals of 2 species.
Wuttagoonaspis was a fairly small arthodire placoderm that swam in the water systems of what would become Australia back in the Devonian period.
- Wuttagoonaspis gen. nov., an unusual arthrodire from the Devonian of Western New South Wales, Australia, A. Ritchie - 1973.