Name: Moythomasia.
Phonetic: Moy-foe-ma-sjar.
Named By: Gross‭ ‬-‭ ‬1950.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Actinopterygii,‭ ‬Palaeonisciformes.
Species: M. durgaringa, M. lineata, M. nitida, M. perforata.
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.

Further reading
- A new species of the Devonian actinopterygian Moythomasia from Bergisch Gladbach, Germany, and fresh observations on M. durgaringa from the Gogo Formation of Western Australia. - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 35(4):e952817. - B. Choo - 2015.


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