Edaphodon barberi Applegate 1970 (plownose chimaera)

Chondrichthyes - Chimaeriformes - Callorhinchidae

Full reference: S. P. Applegate. 1970. The vertebrate fauna of the Selma Formation of Alabama. Fieldiana: Geology Memoires 3(8):385-433

Belongs to Edaphodon according to Applegate 1970

Sister taxa: Edaphodon bucklandi, Edaphodon crassus, Edaphodon divaricatus, Edaphodon eocaenus, Edaphodon eurygnathus, Edaphodon fecundus, Edaphodon gaskillii, Edaphodon incrassatus, Edaphodon laminosus, Edaphodon laterigerus, Edaphodon latidens, Edaphodon leptognathus, Edaphodon longirostris, Edaphodon miersii, Edaphodon mirabilis, Edaphodon mirificus, Edaphodon monolophus, Edaphodon reedi, Edaphodon sedgwicki, Edaphodon smockii, Edaphodon solidulus, Edaphodon stenobryus, Edaphodon sweeti, Edaphodon tripartitus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Donald Farm, which is in a Santonian carbonate limestone in Alabama

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Donald Farm

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