Whiteiidae

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Whiteiidae
Temporal range: Triassic
Whiteiidae - Whiteia woodwardy.JPG
Whiteia woodwardy
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sarcopterygii
Subclass: Actinistia
Order: Coelacanthiformes
Family: Whiteiidae
Genera

Whiteiidae is an extinct family of prehistoric coelacanth fishes which lived during the Triassic period.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Clement, Gael (1999). "The actinistian (Sarcopterygii)Piveteauia madagascariensisLehman from the Lower Triassic of northwestern Madagascar: a redescription on the basis of new material". Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 19 (2): 234–242. ISSN 0272-4634. doi:10.1080/02724634.1999.10011137.