Canowindridae

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Canowindridae
Temporal range: 374–359Ma
Late Devonian
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sarcopterygii
Clade: Tetrapodomorpha
Family: Canowindridae
Genera

The Canowindridae are a family of prehistoric lobe-finned fishes which lived during the Devonian period (Famennian stage, about 374 to 359 million years ago). Fossils of fishes that belonged to this family have been found in Australia, Antarctica, and Europe.

Phylogeny[edit]

Below is a cladogram from Swartz, 2012.[1]



?†Owensia chooi Holland 2009



Marsdenichthys longioccipitus Long 1985




Canowindra grossi Thomson 1973




Beelarongia patrichae Long 1987



Koharalepis jarviki Young, Long & Ritchie 1992






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