Petalorhynchus beargulchensis Lund 1989 (chimaera)

Chondrichthyes - Petalodontiformes - Pristodontidae

Full reference: R. Lund. 1989. New petalodonts (Chondrichthyes) from the Upper Mississippian Bear Gulch Limestone (Namurian E₂b) of Montana. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 9(3):350-368

Belongs to Petalorhynchus according to R. Lund 1989

Sister taxa: Petalorhynchus distortus, Petalorhynchus indicus, Petalorhynchus pseudosagittatus, Petalorhynchus psittacinus, Petalorhynchus spatulatus, Petalorhynchus striatus

Type specimen: CMNH 41032, a partial skeleton (anterior portion of small specimen). Its type locality is Bear Gulch (Carnegie Museum Collection), which is in an Arnsbergian open shallow subtidal limestone in the Heath Formation of Montana.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Bear Gulch (Carnegie Museum Collection)

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