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Name - Protopterus dolloi

Name Details

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

  • Pax6 expression highlights regional organization in the adult brain of lungfishes, the closest living relatives of land vertebrates.
  • The NOS/NO system in an example of extreme adaptation: The African lungfish.
  • Morphology, Characterization and Distribution of Retinal Photoreceptors in the South American (Lepidosiren paradoxa) and Spotted African (Protopterus dolloi) Lungfishes.
  • Morphology and histology of the olfactory organ of two African lungfishes, Protopterus amphibius and P. dolloi (Lepidosirenidae, Dipnoi).
  • The lungfish cocoon is a living tissue with antimicrobial functions.

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