is known from teeth and scales from the Isle of Wight.
The teeth are sub-spherical, with no ornamentation other
than a single apical tip, making a tear-drop in lateral
view, but may display wear facets. The scales are diamond
shaped, and have a shiny black appearance due to the enamel.
On the off chance you have the correct technology, Lepidotes
scales can be distinguished from similar scales from the
Gar fishes in thin-section; Lepidotes scales have
three layers, bone, dentine and enamel from the bottom
up, as opposed to just bone and enamel, with no dentine