Achoania Zhu et al. 2001 (lobe-finned fish)


Full reference: M. Zhu, X. Yu, and P. E. Ahlberg. 2001. A primitive sarcopterygian fish with an eyestalk. Nature 410(6824):81-84

Parent taxon: Sarcopterygii according to M. Zhu et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Akinetia, Coelacanthimorpha, Dipnoi, Dipnotetrapodomorpha, Guiyu, Lepidosireniformes, Ligulalepis, Onychodontia, Onychodontiformes, Osteolepiformes, Psarolepis, Rhipidistia, Rhizodontida, Youngolepis

Subtaxa: Achoania jarvikii

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Distribution: found only at Qujing. Cuifengshan Assemblage (Devonian of China)

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