Platyxystrodus striatus M'Coy 1855 (chimaera)

Chondrichthyes - Chondrenchelyiformes - Chondrenchelyidae

Alternative combinations: Cochliodus striatus, Xystrodus striatus

Full reference: F. M'Coy. 1855. A synopsis of the classification of the British Palaeozoic rocks, with a systematic description of the British Palaeozoic fossils.Fasciculus 3, Mollusca and Palaeozoic fishes. British Palaeozoic Fossils, Part II. Palaeontology 407-666

Belongs to Platyxystrodus according to O. P. Hay 1899

See also Hay 1902, M'Coy 1855 and Woodward 1889

Sister taxa: Platyxystrodus bellulus, Platyxystrodus imitatus, Platyxystrodus inconditus, Platyxystrodus occidentalis, Platyxystrodus simplex, Platyxystrodus verus

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Pennsylvanian of the United Kingdom (2 collections)

• Mississippian of the United Kingdom (3)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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