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Protopterus Agassiz 1843 (african lungfish)

Osteichthyes - Ceratodontiformes - Lepidosirenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 91688

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1843. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome I (livr. 18). Imprimerie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel xxxii-188

Parent taxon: Lepidosirenidae according to C. S. Churcher and G. De Iuliis 2001

Sister taxon: Lepidosiren

Subtaxa: Protopterus aethiopicus, Protopterus annectens, Protopterus crassidens, Protopterus libycus, Protopterus protopteroides, Protopterus regulatus

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore