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Lepidosiren paradoxa (South American lungfish)

Ceratodontiformes - Lepidosirenidae

Taxonomy
Lepidosiren paradoxa was named by Fitzinger (1837). It is extant.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1837Lepidosiren paradoxa Fitzinger
1997Lepidosiren paradoxa Lundberg p. 70 fig. 5.3
2004Lepidosiren paradoxa Schultze p. 489

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
RankNameAuthor
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassDipnomorpha
superorderCeratodontae
orderCeratodontiformesBerg 1940
suborderLepidosirenoidei
familyLepidosirenidae
genusLepidosirenFitzinger 1837
speciesparadoxaFitzinger 1837

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available