A redescription of Eldenosteus Arizonensis (placodermi: Arthrodira) from the upper devonian martin formation of northern arizona

Heidemarie G. Johnson, David K. Elliott

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Abstract

New material of Eldenosteus arizonensis from the Upper Devonian Martin Formation of Mt. Elden, northern Arizona allows a more complete description of the body armor and the hitherto unknown skull. The new reconstruction verifies the position of Eldenosteus as a coccosteomorph arthrodire, and shows its affinity with the Torosteidae (=Plourdosteidae).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)221-234
Number of pages14
JournalJournal of Vertebrate Paleontology
Volume15
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 13 1995

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  • Palaeontology

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