†family Rhizodontidae Traquair 1881 (lobe-finned fish)

Osteichthyes - Rhipidistia - Rhizodontidae

Parent taxon: Rhipidistia according to E. D. Cope 1887

See also Woodward 1891

Sister taxa: Osteolepidida, Osteolepidoidea, Panderichthyida

Subtaxa: Aztecia Cricodus Eusthenopteron Gooloogongia Gyroptychius Notorhizodon Rhizodopsis Rhizodus Sauripterus Screbinodus Strepsodus

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Pennsylvanian of the United Kingdom (4 collections)

• Westphalian of the United Kingdom (1)

• Carboniferous of Poland (1), the United Kingdom (21), United States (1: West Virginia)

• Devonian of Canada (1: Quebec), United States (1: Pennsylvania)

Total: 30 collections including 36 occurrences

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