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n.1.(Paleon.) An extinct genus of Devonian ganoid fishes, having the broad plates about the head studded with berrylike tubercles.
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Similarly to the Actinolepis species (Mark-Kurik 1973) and Coccosteus cuspidatus (Miles & Westoll 1968, text-fig.
19), Coccosteus (Miles & Westoll 1968, text-fig.
The placoderm fish Coccosteus cuspidatus Miller ex Agassiz from the Middle Old Red Sandstone of Scotland.
These are represented by species of arthrodires Coccosteus, Watsonosteus and Plourdosteus and antiarchs Asterolepis and Bothriolepis.
The first marker is the upper Eifelian Kernave Fm, containing placoderms Coccosteus cuspidatus Miller ex Agassiz and Rhamphodopsis cf.