Protopterus aethiopicus Heckel 1851 (marbled lungfish)

Osteichthyes - Ceratodontiformes - Lepidosirenidae

Belongs to Protopterus according to H.-P. Schultze 2004

Sister taxa: Protopterus annectens, Protopterus crassidens, Protopterus libycus, Protopterus protopteroides, Protopterus regulatus

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Congo-Kinshasa (3 collections)

• Miocene of Egypt (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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