from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Belonging to or having the characters of the genus Acanthodes or the order Acanthodei.
- n. A fossil fish of the genus Acanthodes.
A line-drawing of a generalized acanthodian from the Man on the Hill site.
Prior to this study, the only acanthodian whose braincase has been studied is the genus Acanthodes, which is a group that appears late in acanthodian history, Brazeau explained.