†suborder Myriacanthoidei Patterson 1965 (chimaera)

Chondrichthyes - Chimaeriformes

Parent taxon: Chimaeriformes according to C. J. Duffin and J. Milàn 2017

See also Duffin 1981, Duffin 1984, Duffin 1991, Duffin 1994, Duffin and Furrer 1981 and Nelson 2006

Sister taxa: Amylodon, Callorhynchidae, Chimaeroidei, Chimeroidei, Crassidonta, Echinochimaeroidei, Icthypriapus, Myracanthiodei, Squalorajoidei

Subtaxa: Chimaeropsidae Myriacanthidae

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Austria (2 collections), Belgium (8), Denmark (1), Germany (2), Italy (1), Luxembourg (1), Switzerland (1), the United Kingdom (5)

• Triassic of Austria (1), Switzerland (7), the United Kingdom (3)

Total: 32 collections including 40 occurrences

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