Macrodontacanthus Romer 1942 (chimaera)

Chondrichthyes

Full reference: A. S. Romer. 1942. Notes on certain American Paleozoic Fishes. American Journal of Science 240(3):216-228

Parent taxon: Holocephali according to J. J. Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Debeeriformes, Delphyodontos, Edaphodontidae, Eugeneodontiformes, Helodontiformes, Holocephalomorpha, Iniopterygiformes, Menaspacanthus, Orodontiformes, Paraselachiamorpha, Paraselachimorpha, Petalodontiformes, Physonemus, Ptyktoptychion, Thoralodus, Pseudodontichthyidae, Metaxyacanthus, Ageleodus, Mesolophodus, Desmiodus, Cynopodius, Gregoriidae, Lagarodontidae, Brachyrhizodus, Euglossodus

Subtaxa: Macrodontacanthus kingi

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Culbertson Pasture, east of Wichita Falls (Permian of Texas)

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