Asterolepis

noun
As·​ter·​ol·​e·​pis | \ ˌastəˈräləpə̇s \

Definition of Asterolepis

: a genus of Middle Devonian ostracoderms (subclass Antiarcha) with greatly developed pectoral spines

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History and Etymology for Asterolepis

New Latin, from aster- + -lepis

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“Asterolepis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Asterolepis. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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