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Temporal range: Triassic to Cretaceous
Axelrodichthys araripensis National Museum of Nature and Science.jpg
Fossil of Axelrodichthys araripensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sarcopterygii
Subclass: Actinistia
Order: Coelacanthiformes
Suborder: Latimerioidei
Family: Mawsoniidae

Mawsoniidae is an extinct family of prehistoric coelacanth fishes which lived during the Triassic to Cretaceous period.