Cochliodus contortus Agassiz 1838 (chimaera)

Chondrichthyes - Cochliodontiformes - Cochliodontidae

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1838. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome III (livr. 11). Imprimérie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel 73-140

Belongs to Cochliodus according to A. S. Woodward 1889

See also Agassiz 1838, Hay 1902, M'Coy 1855 and Meyer and Plieninger 1844

Sister taxa: Cochliodus acutus, Cochliodus latus, Cochliodus leidyi, Cochliodus occidentalis, Cochliodus vanhornii

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Pennsylvanian of the United Kingdom (1 collection)

• Mississippian of the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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