†family Ariaspididae Elliott and Swift 2010 (jawless fish)

Pteraspidomorpha - Ariaspididae

Full reference: D. K. Elliott and S. Swift. 2010. A new species of Ariaspis (Agnatha, Heterostraci) from the Late Silurian of the Canadian Arctic. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 30(6):1874-1878

Parent taxon: Heterostraci according to R. Van Der Laan 2019

See also Elliott and Swift 2010

Sister taxa: Amphiaspidiformes, Anatolepis, Aporemaspis, Cardipeltidae, Cardipeltiformes, Ceraspidae, Corvaspidiformes, Cyathaspidida, Cyathaspidiformes, Drepanaspidae, Lepidaspidiformes, Olbiaspidida, Palaeaspidi, Protaspidae, Psammolepis, Psammosteiformes, Pteraspidi, Strosipherus, Tesseraspidiformes, Thelodontidae, Tolypelepidiformes, Traquairaspidida, Traquairaspidiformes

Subtaxa: Ariaspis

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Silurian of Canada (3: Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Yukon collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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