Palaeospondyloidea

Palaeospondyloidea

[¦pāl·ē·ō‚spän·də′lōid·ē·ə]
(paleontology)
An ordinal name assigned to the single, tiny fish Palaeospondylus, known only from Middle Devonian shales in Carthness, Scotland.
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