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Related to Crossopterygii: crossopterygians
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Noun1.Crossopterygii - fishes having paired fins resembling limbs and regarded as ancestral to amphibians
class Osteichthyes, Osteichthyes - a class of fish having a skeleton composed of bone in addition to cartilage
crossopterygian, lobefin, lobe-finned fish - any fish of the order Crossopterygii; most known only in fossil form
family Latimeridae, Latimeridae - extinct except for the coelacanth
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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Elasmobranchii (Acanthodii), Holocephali, Ichthyodorulites, Ostracodermi, Dipnoi, and Teleostomi (Crossopterygii and Chondrostean Actinopterygii).
Porolepis (Crossopterygii) from the Lower Devonian of the Holy Cross Mountains.