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Table 5 Comparison of hypaxial musculature in the coelacanth (Latimeria), Australian lungfish (Neoceratodus) and mudpuppy (Necturus)

From: Comparative pelvic development of the axolotl (Ambystoma mexicanum) and the Australian lungfish (Neoceratodus forsteri): conservation and innovation across the fish-tetrapod transition

Latimeria chalumnae Neoceratodus forsteri Necturus maculosus
Hypaxial muscle “Muscle de l’hyposome ” O: tip of the pubic ramus I: Hypaxial musculature Hypaxial muscles do not attach to the pelvic girdle Rectus abdominis is not attached to the pelvic girdle   
    Ischiocaudalis (tail flexion) (Ventral) O: Caudal vertebrae
     I: Caudal end of ischium  
    Caudopuboischioti-bialis (tail flexion) (Ventral) O: Puboischiotibialis
     I: Caudal end of ischium