Scientists found the earliest fossils of basal tetrapodomorphs in the Early Devonian of China (Yunnan). Tungsenia paradoxa—409 mya (Pragian) and Kenichthys campbelli—395 mya (Emsian). These are the first known fish-like sarcopterygian ancestors of four-legged creatures. ...
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Tetrapodomorphs represent early fish-like forms of the evolutionary line leading to tetrapods. They exhibited intermediate traits between fish and tetrapods, including lungs and fins similar to limbs. This indicates an adaptation to life in shallow water or on land. ...
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