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Cooyoo australis
Temporal range: Cretaceous
Cooyoo australis.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Superorder: Osteoglossomorpha
Order: Ichthyodectiformes
Family: Ichthyodectidae
Genus: Cooyoo
Bartholomai & Less,[1] 1987
Species: C. australis
Binomial name
Cooyoo australis
Bartholomai & Less, 1987

Cooyoo australis is a primitive ichthyodectid found in Cretaceous strata of Queensland, Australia. As with all other ichthyodectids, it was a predator of smaller fish.


  1. ^ Bartholomai; Less (1987). "Cretaceous actinopterygian (Class Pisces) Cooyoo australis from Queensland". Memoirs of the Queensland Museum. 

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