Bythiacanthus StJohn and Worthen 1875 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Ctenacanthiformes - Ctenacanthidae

Parent taxon: Ctenacanthidae according to J. G. Maisey 1982

See also Hay 1902 and Jordan 1963

Sister taxa: Acondylacanthus, Amelacanthus, Cladodoides, Cladodus, Cratoselache, Ctenacanthus, Eunemacanthus, Glikmanius, Glymmatacanthus, Tamiobatis

Subtaxa: Bythiacanthus brevis Bythiacanthus ianishevskyi Bythiacanthus lucasi Bythiacanthus siderius Bythiacanthus solidus Bythiacanthus vanhornei

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Type: Bythiacanthus vanhornei

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Carboniferous of United States (3: Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico collections)

Total: 3 collections including 4 occurrences

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