Definition of Order ostracodermi
1. Noun. Extinct group of armored jawless vertebrates; taxonomy is not clear.
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Agnatha, Superclass Agnatha
Member holonyms: Ostracoderm, Heterostraci, Suborder Heterostraci, Cephalaspida, Osteostraci, Suborder Cephalaspida, Suborder Osteostraci
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Literary usage of Order ostracodermi
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1. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"... and the sub-order Ostracodermi. See COFFER-FISH. Trunk-hose, a kind of short wide breeches gathered in above the knees, or immediately under them, ..."
2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... of primitive fish-like creatures of the order Ostracodermi (qv). Worm-trails are common in the shales and sandstones of the middle and upper Devonian. ..."
3. The Encyclopedia Americanaedited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1904)
"... and Podolia, are found the earliest remains of vertebrate animals in the shape of primitive fish-like creatures of the order Ostracodermi (qv). ..."