Palaeos: Palaeos Sarcopterygii
The Vertebrates Dendrogram

Sarcopterygii: Dendrogram


Abbreviated Dendrogram
Teleostomi
|--Neopterygii
`--Sarcopterygii
   |--+--Onychodontiformes
   |  `--Actinistia
   `--Rhipidistia
      |--Dipnomorpha
      `--Tetrapodomorpha
         |--Rhizodontiformes
         `--Osteolepiformes 
            |--Tristichopteridae 
            `--Elpistostegalia
               |--Panderichthys 
               `--Tetrapoda
Contents

Overview
Sarcopterygii
Actinistia
Rhipidistia
Dipnoiformes
Tetrapodomorpha
Osteolepiformes
Elpistostegalia
Dendrogram
References


(Note - links to Mikko's Phylogeny (MH) need revising; the pages exist but have been moved to different directories - MAK111024)


Teleostomi
|Sarcopterygii MH, ToL
|--Psarolepis X
`--+--Achoania X
   `--+--Grossius X
      `--+--+--Onychodontiformes X
         |  |  |--Onychodus X
         |  |  `--Strunius X
         |  `--Actinistia MH  
         |     |--Miguashaia X  
         |     `--+--Diplocercides X 
         |        `--+--Euporosteus X
         |           `--+--Hadronector X  
         |              `--+--+--Allenypterus X
         |                 |  `--Holopterygius X  
         |                 `--+--Lochmocercus X  
         |                    `--+--Polyosteorhynchus X  
         |                       `--+--Caridosuctor X  
         |                          `--+--Rhabdoderma X  
         |                             `--Coelacanthiformes   
         `--+--Styloichthys X
            `--Rhipidistia
               |--Dipnomorpha MH
               |  |--Porolepiformes X MH
               |  |  `--Powichthys X
               |  `--+--Youngolepis X
               |     `--+--Diabolepis X
               |        `--Dipnoi 
               `--Tetrapodomorpha
                  |--Rhizodontiformes X MH
                  `--Osteolepiformes MH
                     |--Osteolepididae X
                     `--+--Megalichthyidae X
                        `--+--Canowindridae X
                           `--+--Tristichopteridae X
                              |  |--Eusthenopteron X  
                              |  `--+--Cabonnichthys X  
                              |     `--Mandageria X  
                              `--Elpistostegalia
                                 |--+--Panderichthys X
                                 |  `--Elpistostege X  
                                 `--+--Livoniana X  
                                    `--+--Elginerpetonidae X
                                       |  |--Elginerpeton X
                                       |  `--Obruchevichthys X
                                       `--+--+--Metaxygnathus X
                                          |  `--Ventastega X
                                          `--Tetrapoda

Recent Changes 

051226: Basal Actinistia has been filled out based on Clement (2005).  Dr. Clement was kind enough to supplement her cladogram (pers. comm., 2005) with data on Holopterygius supplied by Matt Friedman of the University of Chicago.  See Friedman & Coates (2005).   




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