Tungsenia is an extinct genus of basal tetrapodomorph bony fish known from the ~409 mya (Early Devonian) of northeastern Yunnan Province, China. Its remains were discovered in the Posongchong Formation. It is the basalmost known tetrapodomorph.[1]

Temporal range: Early Devonian
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Tetrapodomorpha
Genus: Tungsenia
Lu et al., 2012
Type species
Tungsenia paradoxa
Lu et al., 2012


  1. ^ Lu, J.; Zhu, M.; Long, J. A.; Zhao, W.; Senden, T. J.; Jia, L.; Qiao, T. (2012). "The earliest known stem-tetrapod from the Lower Devonian of China". Nature Communications. 3: 1160. doi:10.1038/ncomms2170. PMID 23093197.