Family Ceratodontidae Gill 1872 (lungfish)

Osteichthyes - Dipnoi - Ceratodontidae

Parent taxon: Dipnoi according to F. L. Agnolin et al. 2018

See also Churcher et al. 2006, Hay 1902, Heckert 2004, Kirkland 1987, Louys and Price 2015, Martin 1982, Schultze 1993, Schultze 2004 and Shimada and Kirkland 2011

Sister taxa: Adelargo, Amadeodipterus, Apatorhynchus, Arganodontidae, Ballagadus, Cathlorhynchus, Celsiodon, Ceratodonti, Chirodipteroidea, Coccovedus, Ctenodontoidei, Ctenodus, Devonesteus, Devonosteus, Dipnoiformes, Dipnorhynchina, Dipnorhynchoidei, Dipteri, Dipterida, Dipteroidei, Dongshanodus, Ferganoceratodus, Gnathorhizidae, Gosfordia, Harajicadipterus, Holodipterida, Jessenia, Limanichthys, Megapleuron, Melanognathus, Nielsenia, Occludus, Oervigia, Persephonichthys, Pinnalongus, Proceratodus, Protoceratodontidae, Protopteri, Ptychoceratodontidae, Rhinodipteridae, Sagenodontidae, Sinodipterus, Sirenoidei, Speonesydrionidae, Speonesydrionina, Speonysedrion, Synthetodus, Tarachomylax, Uranolophina, Uronemoidei, Westollrhynchus, Xylognathus

Subtaxa: Ariguna Ceratodontinae Ceratodus Epiceratodus Lupaceradotus Metaceratodus Microceratodus Paraceratodus Tellerodus

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Paleocene to Eocene of Peru (1 collection)

• Paleocene of Argentina (1), Saudi Arabia (1)

• Cretaceous of Algeria (6), Argentina (7), Australia (5), Bolivia (1), Egypt (4), Madagascar (1), Mali (2), Morocco (3), Niger (11), Spain (1), Sudan (2), Tanzania (2), United States (14: Maryland, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

• Jurassic of China (1), Ethiopia (1), Mongolia (1), Niger (1), the Russian Federation (1), South Africa (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (13: Colorado, Oklahoma, Wyoming), Uruguay (1)

• Triassic of Angola (1), Australia (3), France (2), Germany (11), Greenland (1), India (2), Luxembourg (1), Madagascar (2), the Russian Federation (6), Saudi Arabia (1), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (1), Switzerland (4), the United Kingdom (9), United States (5: Arizona, Nevada, Texas)

Total: 132 collections including 155 occurrences

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