Lepidosiren


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Related to Lepidosiren: South American lungfish, Lepidosirenidae

Lepidosiren

a genus of South American lungfish that differs from the Australian lungfish by having two lungs, rather than a single one.
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(Trematoda: Fellodistomidae) parasite do peixe pulmonado amazonico Lepidosiren paradoxa Fitzinger.
Restos de Lepidosiren paradoxa (Osteichthyes, Dipnoi) de la Formacion Lumbrera (Eogeno, ?Eoceno?) de Jujuy.
Primitive larynges also are met in the African lungfish (Protopterus), the Australian lungfish (the Barramundi, Neoceratodus), and in the Amazon mud fish (Lepidosiren).