Pterichthys


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Pte`rich´thys


n.1.(Paleon.) A genus of Devonian fossil fishes with winglike appendages. The head and most of the body were covered with large bony plates. See Placodermi.
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Specimens of Microbrachius were first mentioned as a possible, new, small species of Pterichthys (now known as Pterichthyodes) by Peach (1868).