Densignathus

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Densignathus
Temporal range: Late Devonian
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Order: "Ichthyostegalia"
Genus: Densignathus
Daeschler, 2000
Type species
D. rowei
Daeschler, 2000

Densignathus is an extinct genus of early tetrapod from the Late Devonian of Pennsylvania in the United States. A lower jaw has been found from the Red Hill fossil site, which is known for a diversity of lobe-finned fishes and other early tetrapods like Hynerpeton. The type species, Densignathus rowei, was named by paleontologist Douglas Rowe in 2000.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Daeschler, E.B. (2000). "Early tetrapod jaws from the Late Devonian of Pennsylvania, USA". Journal of Paleontology. 74 (2): 301–308. doi:10.1666/0022-3360(2000)074<0301:etjftl>2.0.co;2.