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meaning: "hook jaw"
Named By: unavailable
Time Period: Late Devonian
Location: Australia and Germany
Size: About 60 centimetres long
Diet: Carnivore/Piscivore
Fossil(s): Few specimens
Classification: | Chordata | Sarcopterygii | Dipnoi | Dipteriformes |

Griphognathus ("hook-jaw") is an extinct genus of lungfish from the late Devonian period of Europe and Australia.

Griphognathus was a specialized lungfish, about 60 centimetres (24 in) long, with an elongated snout. The lower jaw and palate were lined with tooth-like denticles. Like all other lungfish, its skin was covered by overlapping scales, and it had an asymmetrical tail.

Read more about Griphognathus at Wikipedia
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