†family Anachronistidae Duffin and Ward 1983 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Euselachii - Anachronistidae

Full reference: C. J. Duffin and D. J. Ward. 1983. Neoselachian sharks' teeth from the Lower Carboniferous of Britain and the Lower Permian of the USA. Palaeontology 26(1):93-110

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

See also Duffin and Ward 1983 and Ivanov 1999

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

Subtaxa: Cooleyella

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Type: Anachronistes

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Permian of Oman (2 collections), the Russian Federation (6), United States (5: Nevada, Texas)

• Virgilian of United States (1: Nebraska)

• Carboniferous of the Russian Federation (2), the United Kingdom (2), United States (4: Kansas, Missouri)

Total: 22 collections including 25 occurrences

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