Lepidosiren paradoxa Fitzinger 1837 (South American lungfish)

Osteichthyes - Ceratodontiformes - Lepidosirenidae

Belongs to Lepidosiren according to K. E. Criswell 2015

See also de Muizon et al. 1983, Lundberg 1997 and Schultze 2004

Sister taxon: Lepidosiren megalos

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore


• Miocene of Colombia (19 collections)

• Eocene of Argentina (1)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Peru (2)

• Paleocene of Bolivia (1)

• Cretaceous of Bolivia (1)

Total: 24 collections each including a single occurrence

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