Paraorthacodus Glikman 1957 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Synechodontiformes - Paraorthacodontidae

Parent taxon: Paraorthacodontidae according to S. Stumpf and J. Kriwet 2019

See also Cvancara and Hoganson 1993, Duffin and Ward 1993, Klug 2008, Rees 2000, Sepkoski 2002 and Siverson 1997

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Paraorthacodus arduennae Paraorthacodus conicus Paraorthacodus eocaenus Paraorthacodus hesbayensis Paraorthacodus kruckowi Paraorthacodus recurvus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Antarctica (1 collection), Chile (1)

• Paleocene of France (1), New Zealand (4)

• Cretaceous of Australia (1), Israel (2), Japan (1), Kazakhstan (1), the Russian Federation (2), Sweden (4)

• Jurassic of Denmark (1), France (6), Germany (5), Poland (2), Sweden (1)

Total: 33 collections including 36 occurrences

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