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Definition of the noun Coelacanthiformes
What does Coelacanthiformes mean as a name of something?
Coelacanthiformes is an order of Sarcopterygii.
- synonym: order Coelacanthiformes
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Chordata
- class: Sarcopterygii
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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A Dictionary of Zoology (2014)
by Michael Allaby
Coelacanthiformes (subclass *Crossopterygii, superorder *Coelacanthimorpha) An order of bony fish thought to have been extinct for 65 million years (since the end of the *Mesozoic Era) until the discovery of the coelacanth Latimeria ...
by Michael Allaby
coelacanth See COELACANTHIFORMES. Coelacanthiformes (class 'Osteichthyes, subclass ' Crossopterygii) Order of ...
by American Heritage Dictionary
Any of various fishes of the order Coelacanthiformes, having lobed, fleshy fins. Coelacanths are crossopterygians, the ancient group of lobe- finned fishes that gave rise to land vertebrates.
by David Alderton
A bony skeleton, overlapping scales, and a gas-filled swim bladder characterize Order Perciformes Class Sarcopterygii Order Lepidosireniformes Order Coelacanthiformes these fish.
by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton
class Osteichthyes subclass Sarcopterygii order Coelacanthiformes (or Actinistia) family Coelacanthidae genus and species Latimeria chalumnae ALTERNATIVE NAME Kombessa WEIGHT Up to 120 lb. ( 55 kg) LENGTH Up to ...
by Robert Hine, Daintith
It belongs to an order (Coelacanthiformes) containing just a single genus, Latimeria. This is a large deep-sea fish with blue scales and long strong lobed fins, supported by bony skeletons, which are used to stir up the mud of the sea floor in ...
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