†order Cochliodontiformes Obruchev 1953 (chimaera)

Chondrichthyes - Cochliodontiformes

Parent taxon: Holocephalomorpha according to J. A. Long 2011

See also Goto and Okura 2004 and Nelson 2006

Sister taxa: Chimaeriformes, Chondrenchelyiformes, Copodontiformes, Menaspiformes, Psammodontiformes, Squalorajiformes

Subtaxa: Cochliodontidae Psephodontidae Solenodus

View classification

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Permian of Japan (1 collection), Oman (5), Pakistan (8), the Russian Federation (2), Thailand (1), United States (3: Kansas, Wyoming)

• Atokan of United States (1: Arizona)

• Pennsylvanian of the United Kingdom (5)

• Osagean of United States (2: Indiana, Iowa)

• Carboniferous of Belgium (1), Egypt (1), Japan (1), the Russian Federation (2), the United Kingdom (6), United States (12: Arizona, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, Ohio, Pennsylvania)

• Mississippian of the United Kingdom (6), United States (1: Iowa)

• Devonian of United States (1: California)

Total: 59 collections including 98 occurrences

Show more details