Holophagus

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Holophagus
Temporal range: Jurassic
Holophagus acutidens - Naturmuseum Senckenberg - DSC02207.JPG
Holophagus acutidens
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Holophagus

Holophagus is an extinct genus of lobe-finned fish. It lived through the Jurassic period. The Holophagus reproductive system evolved from previous ancestors from oviparous to viviparous. [1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Balon, Eugene K. (1991). "Probable evolution of the coelacanth's reproductive style: lecithotrophy and orally feeding embryos in cichlid fishes and in Latimeria chalumnae". Environmental Biology of Fishes. 32 (1–4): 249–265. doi:10.1007/bf00007458. ISSN 0378-1909.