Definition of Class Placodermi

1. Noun. Extinct group of bony-plated fishes with primitive jaws.

Exact synonyms: Placodermi
Group relationships: Craniata, Subphylum Craniata, Subphylum Vertebrata, Vertebrata
Member holonyms: Placoderm
Generic synonyms: Class

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Literary usage of Class Placodermi

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1. Class-book of Geology by Archibald Geikie (1903)
"... but they have been regarded by some authors as true fishes, and placed in the sub-class Placodermi. PISCES, fishes—The parts most likely to be preserved ..."

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