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meaning: "many part scale"
Named By: unavailable
Time Period: Late Silurian
Location: Mongolia
Size: Uncertain due to lack of fossil material
Diet: Uncertain, presumed carnivore
Fossil(s): Placoid scales
Classification: | Chordata | Chondrichthyes | Elasmobranchii |

The placoid scales of Polymerolepis date back four hundred and twenty million years, indicating that Polymerolepis was one of the earliest sharks. Unfortunately no other remains are known so it is impossible to say what Polymerolepis looked like. Two other shark ancestors from the same time period are Mongolepis and Elegestolepis.

Read more about Polymerolepis at Wikipedia
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