Haplolepidae

Haplolepidae

[¦ha·plō¦lep·ə‚dē]
(paleontology)
A family of Carboniferous chondrostean fishes in the suborder Palaeoniscoidei having a reduced number of fin rays and a vertical jaw suspension.
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