Family Neoceratodontidae Miles 1977 (Australian lungfish)

Osteichthyes - Ceratodontiformes - Neoceratodontidae

Full reference: R. S. Miles. 1977. Dipnoan (lungfish) skulls and the relationships of the group: a study based on new species from the Devonian of Australia. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 61:1-328

Parent taxon: Ceratodontoidei according to R. Betancur-R et al. 2013

See also Louys and Price 2015, Martin 1982, Miles 1977, Schultze 1993 and Schultze 2004

Sister taxon: Asiatoceratodontidae

Subtaxa: Asiatoceratodus Mioceratodus Neoceratodus

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (3 collections)

• Cretaceous of Algeria (1), Australia (1), Brazil (3), Egypt (1), Morocco (2), Niger (3), Tunisia (2)

• Jurassic of Algeria (1), Ethiopia (2), Uruguay (2)

Total: 21 collections including 37 occurrences

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