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Definition of Dipnoi
DipnoiDipnoi Dip"no*i, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? ? with two breathing
apertures; di- = di`s- twice + ? breath.] (Zo["o]l.)
A group of ganoid fishes, including the living genera
Ceratodus and Lepidosiren, which present the closest
approximation to the Amphibia. The air bladder acts as a
lung, and the nostrils open inside the mouth. See
Ceratodus, and Illustration in Appendix.
Meaning of Dipnoi from wikipedia
are freshwater rhipidistian
to the subcl**** Dipnoi
are best known
for retaining characteristics primitive within
- planet. It is one of six extant representatives
of the ancient
(lungfishes) that flourished during
the Devonian period
(about 413–365 million...
(lobe-finned fish) Subcl**** Actinistia
(coelacanths) Subcl**** Dipnoi
(lungfish, sister group
to the tetrapods) † – indicates extinct taxon
- of Tetrapoda
and the lungfishes. Rhipidistia includes porolepiformes
. Extensive fossilization
to many evolutionary...
- Its tooth-bearing premaxillary
and maxillary bones
as in all Dipnoi
. South American lungfish
- accordingly separated
into two subcl****es, the Rhipidistia
(including the Dipnoi
, the lungfish, and the Tetrapodomorpha which include
the Tetrapoda) and...
- and bone lost among
have been retained
(lungfish), and many tetrapods
(birds, mammals, reptiles, and some amphibians)...
- (2018). Ceratodus
tunuensis, sp. nov., a new lungfish
) from the Upper
Tri****ic of central
East Greenland. Journal
- †Porolepiformes Dipnoi
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