Calamopleurus
Temporal range: Lower Cretaceous
Calamopleurus cylindricus MHNT.jpg
Calamopleurus cylindricus
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Calamopleurus

Agassiz, 1841
Type species
Calamopleurus cylindricus

Calamopleurus is an extinct genus of bowfins, comprising three species: C. cylindricus and C. mawsoni from Brazil and C. africanus from Africa.[1]

Calamopleurus and Rhacolepis

References

  1. ^ Peter L. Forey & Lance Grande (1998). "An African twin to the Brazilian Calamopleurus (Actinopterygii: Amiidae)". Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 123 (2): 179–195. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1998.tb01299.x.