Cladodus Agassiz 1843 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Ctenacanthiformes - Ctenacanthidae

Synonym: Styptobasis Cope 1891

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1843. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome III (livr. 15-16). Imprimérie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel 157-390

Parent taxon: Ctenacanthidae according to M. Ginter et al. 2010

See also Agassiz 1843, Duffin and Ginter 2006, Eastman 1903, Goto and Okura 2004, Hay 1902, Jordan 1963 and Thurmond and Jones 1981

Sister taxa: Acondylacanthus, Amelacanthus, Bythiacanthus, Cladodoides, Cratoselache, Ctenacanthus, Eunemacanthus, Glikmanius, Glymmatacanthus, Tamiobatis

Subtaxa: Cladodus acuminatus Cladodus alternatus Cladodus angulatus Cladodus bellifer Cladodus claypolei Cladodus concinnus Cladodus conicus Cladodus coniger Cladodus costatus Cladodus curvus Cladodus deflexus Cladodus elegans Cladodus euglypheus Cladodus exiguus Cladodus exilis Cladodus fulleri Cladodus gomphoides Cladodus gracilis Cladodus hertzeri Cladodus ischypus Cladodus keokuk Cladodus knightianus Cladodus lamnoides Cladodus marginatus Cladodus micropus Cladodus milleri Cladodus mirabilis Cladodus monroei Cladodus newmani Cladodus pandatus Cladodus parvulus Cladodus parvus Cladodus pattersoni Cladodus politus Cladodus raricostatus Cladodus rivipetrosi Cladodus robustus Cladodus romingeri Cladodus subulatus Cladodus terrelli Cladodus tumidus Cladodus turritus Cladodus vanhornei Cladodus zygopus Styptobasis aculeata

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Type: Cladodus mirabilis

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Permian of Bolivia (1 collection), Greenland (2), United States (5: Kansas, Nebraska)

• Carboniferous of Japan (1), the Russian Federation (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (8: Kansas, Montana, Nevada, South Dakota)

• Mississippian of the United Kingdom (1), United States (1: Alabama)

Total: 21 collections including 25 occurrences

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