Petalorhynchus Newberry and Worthen 1866 (chimaera)

Chondrichthyes - Petalodontiformes - Pristodontidae

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

See also Dalla Vecchia 2000, Hay 1902, Jordan 1963, Lund 1989, Waagen 1879, Woodward 1889 and Zangerl 1981

Sister taxa: Calopodus, Davodus, Megactenopetalus, Peripristis, Pristodus, Siksika, Hoplodus, Diodontopsodus

Subtaxa: Petalorhynchus beargulchensis Petalorhynchus distortus Petalorhynchus indicus Petalorhynchus pseudosagittatus Petalorhynchus psittacinus Petalorhynchus spatulatus Petalorhynchus striatus

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Type: Petalodus psittacinus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Permian of Iran (1 collection), Pakistan (1)

• Pennsylvanian of the United Kingdom (1)

• Carboniferous of Italy (1), United States (1: Montana)

• Mississippian of the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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