Rhabdoderma

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Rhabdoderma
Temporal range: Carboniferous
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sarcopterygii
Subclass: Actinistia
Family: Rhabdodermatidae[1]
Genus: Rhabdoderma

Rhabdoderma is an extinct genus of coelacanth fish in the class Sarcopterygii. It lived in the Carboniferous, and its fossils have been found in Europe and North America.

Species[edit]

  • Rhabdoderma alderingi
  • Rhabdoderma ardrossense
  • Rhabdoderma elegans (syn. Coelacanthus elegans Newberry 1856)[2]
  • Rhabdoderma exiguum
  • Rhabdoderma huxleyi
  • Rhabdoderma madagascariensis
  • Rhabdoderma newelli
  • Rhabdoderma tinglyense[3]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Discovering Fossil Fishes by John Maisey and John G. Maisey

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