Primitive jawless fish
Where was it found?
Diet and foraging method
Pteraspis had a protective armour covering its head and the front of its body, and spines on its back thought to be for defence against predators. Although lacking fins, it had wing-like protrusions from its body armour.
Social organisation and mating system
Did you know that...?
The name Pterapsis means 'wing shield', which refers to the wing-like protrusions from its body armour instead of fins.