From these primitive fishes were evolved higher fishes of the ganoid type and others of the type of Lepidosiren (Dipneusta).
"Darwin and Modern Science" by A.C. Seward and Others
Lepidosiren, reason for preservation of.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II" by Charles Darwin
I fear it is a tadpole, but I keep the specimen lest it should be a Lepidosiren.
"Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and TheNeighbouring Countries" by William Griffith
Lepidosirens are caught by the neck and lifted out of the pot to show their fatness.
"The Last Journals of David Livingstone, in Central Africa, from 1865 to His Death, Volume II (of 2), 1869-1873" by David Livingstone
The Lepidosiren, also, is placed mid-way between reptiles and fishes.
"Mythical Monsters" by Charles Gould