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Name - Protopterus amphibius

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Life Sciences Identifier (LSID) [metadata]

Variants and Synonyms

Reported Taxonomic Ranks


Reported Taxonomic Hierarchies

Animalia (Kingdom)
Chordata (Phylum)
Vertebrata (Subphylum)
Pisces (Group)
Osteichthyes (Group)
Dipnoi (Order)


Recent Publications

  • Evolutionary history of African lungfish: a hypothesis from molecular phylogeny.
  • The general natural history of the African lungfishes.
  • Morphology and histology of the olfactory organ of two African lungfishes, Protopterus amphibius and P. dolloi (Lepidosirenidae, Dipnoi).
  • Phylogenomics Based on Transcriptome Data Provides Evidence for the Internal Phylogenetic Relationships and Potential Terrestrial Evolutionary Genes of Lungfish.
  • Type 1 vomeronasal receptors expressed in the olfactory organs of two African lungfish, Protopterus annectens and Protopterus amphibius.

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