†order Chondrenchelyiformes Moy-Thomas 1939 (chimaera)

Chondrichthyes - Chondrenchelyiformes

Parent taxon: Holocephalomorpha according to J. A. Long 2011

See also Lund 1982, Nelson 2006 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Chimaeriformes, Cochliodontiformes, Copodontiformes, Menaspiformes, Psammodontiformes, Squalorajiformes

Subtaxa: Chondrenchelyidae

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore


• Pennsylvanian of the United Kingdom (2 collections)

• Carboniferous of the United Kingdom (1), United States (8: Montana, Nebraska)

• Mississippian of the United Kingdom (3)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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