Dipterus macrolepidotus Traquair

Scale bar = 5cm

Description

Middle Devonian, Old Red Sst. & Devonian Lst.
Caithness (unlocalised)
Caithness
Scotland
M3332
Description:

Scales of a lobe finned fish (class; Sarcopterygii, order; Coelacanthiformes). It was from the Sacrcopterygii that all tetrepods (four limbed vertebrates) evolved and one genus of the order Coelacanthiformes remains extant (Latimeria).
Moore, C.

Classification

Chordata
Gnathostomata
Osteichthyes
Dipteriformes
Dipteriformes family
Dipterus
macrolepidotus
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