Melanognathus

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Melanognathus
Temporal range: Devonian
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Sarcopterygii
Subclass: Dipnoi
Order: Uranolophina
Family: Uranolophidae
Genus: Melanognathus
Species: M. canadensis
Binomial name
Melanognathus canadensis

Melanognathus is a genus of prehistoric lungfish which lived during the Devonian period.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ SCHULTZE H.P. (2001). MELANOGNATHUS, A PRIMITIVE DIPNOAN FROM THE LOWER DEVONIAN OF THE CANADIAN ARCTIC AND THE INTERRELATIONSHIPS OF DEVONIAN DIPNOANS. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology: Vol. 21, No. 4 pp. 781–794