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(teh-rass-pis. named by: agassiz - 1835)
meaning: "Wing shield"
Named By: unavailable
Time Period: Pragian
Location: Europe, particularly Belgium and Britain
Size: 20 centimetres long
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Many specimens known
Classification: | Chordata | Heterostraci | Pteraspidiformes | Pteraspidae |

Pteraspis (meaning wing shield) is an extinct genus of pteraspidid heterostracan agnathan vertebrate that lived in the Pragian epoch of the Devonian period in what is now Britain and Belgium.

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