Dipterus Sedgwick and Murchison 1828 (lungfish)

Osteichthyes - Dipnoi - Dipteridae

Synonym: Catopterus Agassiz 1843

Parent taxon: Dipteridae according to H.-P. Schultze 1993

See also Bryant 1932, Campbell and Barwick 1990, Hay 1899, Huxley 1861, Miles 1977, Sepkoski 2002 and Woodward 1891

Sister taxa: Conchodus, Grossipterus, Howidipterus, Rhinodipterus

Subtaxa: Dipterus (Ctenodus) Dipterus contraversus Dipterus crassus Dipterus macropterus Dipterus microsoma Dipterus serratus Dipterus valenciennesi

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Carboniferous of the United Kingdom (3 collections)

• Devonian of Belgium (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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