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Dipnoi (lungfish)

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1884Dipnoi Müller
1932Dipnoi Bryant p. 232
1934Dipnoi Säve-Söderbergh p. 17
1964Dipnoi Vorobyeva and Obruchev p. 467
1973Dipnoi Daly p. 568
1977Dipnoi Miles
1982Dipnoi Gardiner p. 228
1987Dipnoi Long
1991Dipnoi Cuny and Ramboer p. 70
1992Dipnoi Long
1993Dipnoi Schultze
1994Dipnoi Long et al.
1995Dipnoi Chang and Wang
1999Dipnoi Dineley and Metcalf p. 11
1999Dipnoi Goodwin et al. p. 733
2000Dipnoi Johanson and Ritchie
2000Dipnoi Kemp
2001Dipnoi Schultze
2004Dipnoi Heckert p. 42
2004Dipnoi Reisz et al.
2004Dipnoi Schultze p. 474
2005Dipnoi Irmis p. 67
2005Dipnoi Young and Schultze
2006Dipnoi Friedman and Daeschler
2009Dipnoi Clement
2009Dipnoi Qiao and Zhu
2010Dipnoi Clement and Long
2010Dipnoi Pardo et al.
2015Dipnoi Louys and Price p. 553
2015Dipnoi Qiao and Zhu
2016Dipnoi Smithson et al.

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phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subclassDipnoiMüller 1884
subclassDipnoiMüller 1884

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.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: marinesubp
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Created: 2009-07-20 21:50:54
Modified: 2009-07-20 23:50:54
Source: c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Aeronian to the top of the Late/Upper Miocene or 440.80000 to 5.33300 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 438.5 Ma

Collections (338 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Aeronian440.8 - 438.5USA (Nevada) Pentlandia merriami (51520 51522)
Aeronian440.8 - 438.5Norway Pentlandia sp. (13845)
Wenlock - Silurian433.4 - 419.2USA (Wisconsin) Pentlandia glypta (13040 13069)
Lochkovian419.2 - 410.8USA (Wyoming) Uranolophus wyomingensis (153534)
Early/Lower Devonian419.2 - 393.3USA (Wyoming) Uranolophus wyomingense (26179)
Devonian419.2 - 358.9Australia (New South Wales) Chirodipterus potteri (136235 136236)
Devonian419.2 - 358.9Canada (Northwest Territories) Melanognathus canadensis (136240)
Devonian419.2 - 358.9Russian Federation (Siberia) Ichnomylax karatajae (135992)
Devonian419.2 - 358.9Australia (Northern Territory) Harajicadipterus youngi (136238)
Pragian - Early/Lower Emsian410.8 - 402.5Australia (Victoria) Ichnomylax kurnai (196799)
Early/Lower Emsian409.1 - 402.5Germany Dipnorhynchus lehmanni (26904)
Early/Lower Emsian409.1 - 402.5Russian Federation Dipnoi indet. (35710 35711 35712 35749)
Early/Lower Emsian409.1 - 402.5China (Guangxi) Cathlorhynchus zengi (194743)
Emsian407.6 - 393.3Russian Federation (Severnaya Zemlya) Tarachomylax oepiki (196699)
Emsian407.6 - 393.3USA (Wyoming) Uranolophus wyomingense (26176)
Emsian407.6 - 393.3China (Yunnan) Erikia jarviki (196749)
Emsian407.6 - 393.3Australia (New South Wales) Cathlorhynchus trismodipterus (196452) Dipnorhynchus cathlesae (196715) Dipnorhynchus kiandrensis (196718)
Emsian - Eifelian407.6 - 387.7Canada (Yukon) Stomiahykus thlaodus (196745)
Emsian - Eifelian407.6 - 387.7Australia (Queensland) Dipnoi indet. (196702)
Emsian - Eifelian407.6 - 387.7Australia (Northern Territory) Amadeodipterus kencampbelli (196701)