Xiphodolamia Leidy 1877 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Odontaspidida - Lamiostomatidae

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1877. Description of vertebrate remains, chiefly from the phosphate beds of South Carolina. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 8:209-260

Parent taxon: Xiphodolamiinae according to J. Herman 1975

See also Adnet et al. 2009, Gl√ľkman 1964, Hay 1902, Jordan 1963, Jordan and Hanibal 1923 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Xiphodolamia barbadica Xiphodolamia ensis Xiphodolamia eocaena Xiphodolamia morricei Xiphodolamia serrata

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Type: Xiphodolamia ensis

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Miocene of Japan (1 collection), United States (1: New Jersey)

• Eocene of Angola (1), Egypt (1), Germany (1), Jordan (1), Togo (1), United States (1: New Jersey), Western Sahara (1)

Total: 9 collections including 10 occurrences

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