Crossopterygian synonyms

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Any of various fishes of the group Coelacanthiformes or Actinistia, having lobed, fleshy fins. Coelacanths are crossopterygians, the ancient group of lobe-finned fishes that gave rise to land vertebrates. They were known only from Paleozoic and Mesozoic fossils until a living species ( Latimeria chalumnae ) was found in the Indian Ocean in 1938. A second Latimeria species was described in 1999.
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Any of a subclass (Sarcopterygii) of bony fishes having thick, limblike, paired fins, including the lungfishes and the coelacanth
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Any of various bony fishes of the class Sarcopterygii, having paired fleshy rounded fins. The lobe-finned fishes first appeared in the Devonian Period and are extinct except for the coelacanths and lungfishes.
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