Dipnoi


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Related to Dipnoi: Crossopterygii, Actinopterygii
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Noun1.Dipnoi - bony fishes of the southern hemisphere that breathe by a modified air bladder as well as gillsDipnoi - bony fishes of the southern hemisphere that breathe by a modified air bladder as well as gills; sometimes classified as an order of Crossopterygii
class Osteichthyes, Osteichthyes - a class of fish having a skeleton composed of bone in addition to cartilage
lungfish - air-breathing fish having an elongated body and fleshy paired fins; certain species construct mucus-lined mud coverings in which to survive drought
Ceratodontidae, family Ceratodontidae - lungfishes having hornlike ridges on the teeth
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).
2008): Palaeobiogeography of Cretaceous Bony Fishes (Actinistia, Dipnoi and Actinopterygii).
Lineage-restricted retention of a primitive immunoglobulin heavy chain isotype within the Dipnoi reveals an evolutionary paradox.