Asterolepis

noun As·ter·ol·e·pis \ˌastəˈräləpə̇s\

Definition of Asterolepis

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

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Origin and Etymology of asterolepis

New Latin, from aster- + -lepis


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