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Kingdom  Animalia
Phylum  Chordata
Order  Palaeonisciformes
Class  Actinopterygii
Rank  Genus

Family  Andreolepididae Märss, 2001
Similar  Psarolepis, Phlebolepis, Guiyu oneiros, Palaeonisciformes, Cheirolepis

Andreolepis is an extinct genus of the order Actinopterygii, placed in the monogeneric family Andreolepididae.

The known species of this genus are A. hedei and A. petri. A. hedei has proven so far to be the earliest-known actinopterygiian, living around 420 million years ago. Both species inhabited Russia, and A. hedei fossils have also been uncovered in Sweden, Estonia, and Latvia.

Andreolepis Figure 1 Jaws and teeth of the earliest bony fishes Nature

Andreolepis Marchan Blog Andreolepis


Andreolepis Wikipedia

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