Acondylacanthus John and Worthen 1875 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Ctenacanthiformes - Ctenacanthidae

Parent taxon: Ctenacanthidae according to R. Zangerl 1981

See also Hay 1902 and Jordan 1963

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

Subtaxa: Acondylacanthus aequicostatus Acondylacanthus attenuatus Acondylacanthus browni Acondylacanthus colei Acondylacanthus distans Acondylacanthus gracilis Acondylacanthus gracillimus Acondylacanthus mudgianus Acondylacanthus nuperus Acondylacanthus rectus Acondylacanthus tenuistriatus

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Type: Acondylacanthus gracilis

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (2: Wyoming collections)

• Carboniferous of United States (1: Colorado)

• Mississippian of the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 5 collections including 8 occurrences

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