genus Ceratodus


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Noun1.genus Ceratodus - type genus of the Ceratodontidae: extinct genus of lungfishes
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
Ceratodontidae, family Ceratodontidae - lungfishes having hornlike ridges on the teeth
ceratodus - extinct lungfish
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Mesozoic specimens are generally referred to the form genus Ceratodus in view of the inability to distinguish genera from tooth plates alone.
Subclass DIPNOI Mailer 1845 Order CERATODONTIFORMES Berg 1940 Family CERATODONTIDAE Gill 1872 Genus CERATODUS Agassiz 1838 CERATODUS TEXANUS sp.
Therefore, we maintain the practice of assigning isolated lungfish tooth plates found in the Cretaceous of North America to the genus Ceratodus until their taxonomy, systematics and phylogenetic relationships to Mesozoic dipnoans outside of North America are properly examined (Martin etal.