Sarcopterygii

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Sarcopterygii
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Subphylum:Vertebrata
Class:Sarcopterygii
Subclasses

Coelacanthimorpha - Coelacanths
Dipnoi - Lungfishes
Tetrapoda

Sarcopterygii is traditionally the class of lobe-finned fishes, consisting of lungfish and coelacanths. Most taxonomists who subscribe to the cladistic approach include within this group the subclass Tetrapoda, which in turns consists of all species of four-limbed vertebrates:


This level of taxonomy is in flux however; the membership of Sarcopterygii is likely to change, and it may even be discontinued as a classification.ca:Sarcopterygii de:Fleischflosser nl:Sarcopterygii oc:Sarcopterygii pl:Mięśniopłetwe zh:总鳍鱼类

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