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Bawitius Grandstaff et al. 2012 (bichir)

Osteichthyes - Polypteriformes - Polypteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 218189

Full reference: B. S. Grandstaff, J. B. Smith, M. C. Lamanna, K. J. Lacovara, and M. S. Abdel-Ghani. 2012. Bawitius, gen. nov., a giant polypterid (Osteichthyes, Actinopterygii) from the Upper Cretaceous Bahariya Formation of Egypt. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 32(1):17-26

Parent taxon: Polypteridae according to B. S. Grandstaff et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Polypterus, Serenoichthys

Subtaxa: Bawitius bartheli

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Type: Polypterus bartheli

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