Chirodipterus australis Miles 1977 (lungfish)

Osteichthyes - Dipnoi - Chirodipteridae

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

Belongs to Chirodipterus according to R. S. Miles 1977

Sister taxa: Chirodipterus onawayensis, Chirodipterus paddyensis, Chirodipterus potteri, Chirodipterus wildungensis, Sunwapta grandiceps

Type specimen: BMNH P52584, a partial skeleton (an almost complete skull and lower jaw, and parts of the shouldergirdle and gill-skeleton)

Ecology:

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Chirodipterus australis in the database

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.