†family Ostenoselachidae Duffin 1998 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Euselachii - Ostenoselachidae

Full reference: C. J. Duffin. 1998. Ostenoselache stenosoma n. g. n. sp., a new neoselachian shark from the Sinemurian (Early Jurassic) of Osteno (Lombardy, Italy). Paleontologia Lombarda 9:1-27

Parent taxon: Neoselachii according to C. J. Duffin 1998

See also Underwood 2006

Sister taxa: Agaleidae, Anachronistidae, Batoidea, Batomorphii, Cretomanta, Dalatiiformes, Duffinselache, Galea, Galeomorphii, Grozonodon, Hopleacanthus, Mcmurdodontidae, Mitsukurinidae, Nanocetorhinus, Odontorhytis, Palaeocarcharidae, Protospinaciformes, Rhomaleodus, Selachii, Squalea, Squalomorphii, Squatinomorphii, Synechodontiformes, Vallisia

Subtaxa: Ostenoselache

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Type: Ostenoselache

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Osteno (Jurassic of Italy)

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