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Title: Onychodontiformes  
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Subject: Vertebrate, Sarcopterygii
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Temporal range: Late Silurian - Late Devonian
Reconstruction of Onychodus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Class: Osteichthyes
Subclass: Sarcopterygii
Infraclass: Crossopterygii
Order: Onychodontida
Andrews, 1973


Onychodontida (= Onychodontiformes or Struniiformes) is an order of prehistoric sarcopterygian fish that lived between Late Silurian to Late Devonian period. The onychodontiformes are probably a paraphyletic group of basal sarcopterygians.


External links

  • Onychodontiformes at Palaeos
  • Onychodontida phylogeny at Mikko's Phylogeny Archive
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