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Name - Erpetoichthys Smith 1866

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Reported Taxonomic Hierarchies

Animalia (Kingdom)
Chordata (Phylum)
Vertebrata (Subphylum)
Pisces (Group)
Osteichthyes (Group)
Polypteridae (Family)


Recent Publications

  • New fossil Polypteridae from the Cenomanian of Sudan, an evidence of their high diversity in the Early Late Cretaceous.
  • Unraveling a 150 years old controversy: Calamoichthys Smith, 1866 is the valid name for the African Reedfish (Cladistii: Polypteriformes), with comments about the availability of involuntarily proposed zoological names.

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