Family Callorhinchidae Garman 1901 (plownose chimaera)

Chondrichthyes - Chimaeriformes - Callorhinchidae

Parent taxon: Callorhinchoidea according to J. S. Nelson 2006

See also Buchanan et al. 2007, Jordan 1963, Kent 2018, Kriwet and Gazdizicki 2003 and Parmley and Cicimurri 2005

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Brachymylus Edaphodontinae Ganodus Pachymylus

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Australia (1 collection)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Australia (1)

• Miocene of Australia (2)

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (7), United States (2: Georgia, New Jersey)

• Paleocene of France (1), United States (6: Mississippi, New Jersey, Virginia)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (1: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of the Russian Federation (3), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (7: Alabama, New Jersey)

• Jurassic of France (1), Germany (1), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 36 collections including 47 occurrences

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