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

View classification

Type: Acondylacanthus gracilis

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• 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

Show more details

Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.

Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.