Gavinia syntrips Long 1999 (lobe-finned fish)

Coelacanthimorpha - Diplocercidiformes - Miguashaiidae

Full reference: J. A. Long. 1999. A new genus of fossil coelacanth (Osteichthyes: Coelacanthiformes) from the Middle Devonian of southeastern Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 57:37-53

Belongs to Gavinia according to J. A. Long 1999

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: NMV P160710, a skull (crushed head showing the cheek, lower jaws, part of the snout, quadrate, operculum, hyomandibular, parts of the hyoid arch, and some anterior trunk scales). Its type locality is Fork of the Howqua River at the base of Mt Howitt, which is in a Givetian lacustrine - small limestone in Australia.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Fork of the Howqua River at the base of Mt Howitt

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