Bruntonichthys is an arthrodire placoderm from the Gogo Reef Formation. The skull is about 139 millimetres long, and had proportionally large eye sockets. Researchers suggest it may have preyed on small mollusks.

Bruntonichthys
Temporal range: Frasnian
Bruntonichthys multidens.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Placodermi
Order: Arthrodira
Family: Dunkleosteidae
Genus: Bruntonichthys
Species:
B. multidens
Binomial name
Bruntonichthys multidens
Dennis & Miles, 1980[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ DENNIS, K. and MILES, R. S. (1980), New durophagous arthrodires from Gogo, Western Australia. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 69: 43–85. doi: 10.1111/j.1096-3642.1980.tb01932.x