†family Pristodontidae Woodward 1889 (chimaera)

Chondrichthyes - Petalodontiformes - Pristodontidae

Synonym: Peripristidae Eastman 1902

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

See also Hansen 1978, Jordan 1963, Lund 1989, Nelson 2006, Woodward 1889 and Zangerl 1981

Sister taxa: Belantseidae, Janassidae, Paracymatodus, Petalodontidae, Serratodus

Subtaxa: Calopodus Davodus Diodontopsodus Hoplodus Megactenopetalus Peripristis Petalorhynchus Pristodus Siksika

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Permian of Bolivia (1 collection), China (2), Iran (1), Pakistan (1), United States (6: Arizona, Oklahoma, Texas)

• Pennsylvanian of the United Kingdom (5)

• Carboniferous of Italy (1), United States (8: Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico)

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

Total: 27 collections including 30 occurrences

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