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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Haeckel 1847) / Fish
Subphylum: Vertebrata (Lamarck 1801)
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata (Gegenbaur 1874)
Superclass: Sarcopterygii (Romer 1955)
Class: Coelacanthimorpha
Subclass: Actinistia (Cope 1871)
Order: Coelacanthiformes (Berg 1937)
Family: Coelacanthidae  (Agassiz 1843)
Genus: Coelacanthus (Agassiz 1843)
Species: Coelacanth


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Skull plates of a Coelacanth

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United Kingdom > England > Dorset
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