Actinistia

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Actinistia
Temporal range: Devonian–Recent
Latimeria Paris.jpg
West Indian Ocean coelacanth
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sarcopterygii
Subclass: Actinistia
Cope, 1871
Daughter taxa

Orders

Families

Genera

Synonyms
  • Coelacanthimorpha
Whiteia fossils

Actinistia is a subclass of mostly fossil lobe-finned fishes. This subclass contains the coelacanths, including the two living coelacanths, the West Indian Ocean coelacanth and the king of the sea.

Taxonomy[edit]

Phylogeny[edit]

The following cladograms are based on multiple sources.[1][2][3][4][5]


Rhipidistia


Actinistia
Miguashaiidae

Gavinia



Miguashaia




Diplocercidae

Dictyonosteus



Diplocercides



Hadronectoridae

Hadronector





Allenypterus



Holopterygius





Lochmocercus




Polyosteorhynchus



Rhabdodermatidae

Rhabdoderma



Caridosuctor



Synaptolus





Sassenia




Coelacanthidae

Axelia



Coelacanthus



Wimania



Ticinepomis



Laugiidae

Coccoderma



Laugia



Trachymetopon






Spermatodus



Coelacanthiformes












Coelacanthiformes
Whiteiidae

Piveteauia



Whiteia




Rebellatricidae

Rebellatrix


Latimerioidei

Garnbergia


Mawsoniidae

Chinlea




Parnaibaia




Mawsonia



Axelrodichthys








Diplurus



Libys



Latimeriidae


Holophagus



Undina





Macropoma




Swenzia



Latimeria









See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wendruff, A. J.; Wilson, M. V. H. (2012). "A fork-tailed coelacanth, Rebellatrix divaricerca, gen. et sp. nov. (Actinistia, Rebellatricidae, fam. nov.), from the Lower Triassic of Western Canada". Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 32 (3): 499–511. doi:10.1080/02724634.2012.657317.  edit
  2. ^ Gallo, V., M.S.S. de Carvalho, & H.R.S. Santos (2010). "New occurrence of †Mawsoniidae (Sarcopterygii, Actinistia) in the Morro do Chaves Formation, Lower Cretaceous of the Sergipe-Alagoas Basin, Northeastern Brazil". Boletim do Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi 5 (2): 195–205. 
  3. ^ Long, J. A. (1995). The rise of fishes: 500 million years of evolution. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. 
  4. ^ Cloutier, R. & Ahlberg, P. E. (1996). Morphology, characters, and the interrelationships of basal sarcopterygians. pp. 445–479. 
  5. ^ Clement, G. (2005). "A new coelacanth (Actinistia, Sarcopterygii) from the Jurassic of France, and the question of the closest relative fossil to Latimeria". Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 25 (3): 481–491.