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  • bone behind head shield- narrower at base, sides straight to convex
    snout pointed
    plate before D: chevron/crescent shaped
    roof mouth: 2 pr tooth patches, central patches small
    gill rakers 13-17
  • bone behind head shield - narrow, keeled
    plate before D- narrow crescent
    mouth wide, lips thick
    roof mouth: 2 pr tooth patches form a U, inner slightly separated, touch outer
    gill rakers 13-14
  • bone behind head shield- long, narrow, tapering
    plate before D - narrow crescent
    roof mouth: 1 pr tooth patches - small, eliptical, widely separated
    gill rakers 12-15
  • bone behind head shield- short, tapering
    plate before D- large, saddle-shaped, front notch
    roof mouth : 2 pr tooth patches - touch, form a long U, outer pr v elongate
    gill rakers 11-14
  • bone behind head shield- broad base, tapering
    plate before D- narrow crescent
    roof mouth: 1 pr tooth patches - elliptical/round, well separated
    gill rakers 14-17