†family Chondrenchelyidae Berg 1940 (chimaera)

Chondrichthyes - Chondrenchelyiformes - Chondrenchelyidae

Parent taxon: Chondrenchelyiformes according to J. S. Nelson 2006

See also Jordan 1963, Lund 1982 and Zangerl 1981

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Chondrenchelys Harpagofututor Platyxystrodus

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Pennsylvanian of the United Kingdom (2 collections)

• Carboniferous of the United Kingdom (1), United States (8: Montana, Nebraska)

• Mississippian of the United Kingdom (3)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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