†family Psammodontidae (chimaera)

Chondrichthyes - Psammodontiformes - Psammodontidae

Parent taxon: Psammodontiformes according to J. S. Nelson 2006

See also Hay 1902, Jordan 1963, Thurmond and Jones 1981 and Woodward 1889

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Apodometes Archaeobatis Astrabodus Characodus Dimyleus Homalodus Mazodus Mylacodus Mylax Pinacodus Pleurogomphus Psammodus Rhymodus

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Type: Psammodus

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Permian of Pakistan (1 collection)

• Pennsylvanian of the United Kingdom (1)

• Carboniferous of Egypt (1), the Russian Federation (1), Thailand (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (2: Alabama, Montana)

• Mississippian of the United Kingdom (4), United States (1: Alabama)

Total: 13 collections including 15 occurrences

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