Poecilodus Agassiz 1843 (chimaera)

Chondrichthyes - Cochliodontiformes - Cochliodontidae

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1843. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome I (livr. 18). Imprimerie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel xxxii-188

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

See also Eastman 1903, Goto and Okura 2004, Hay 1902, Jordan 1963 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Aspidodus, Chitonodus, Cochliodus, Cranodus, Cyrtonodus, Deltodopsis, Deltodus, Dichelodus, Diplacodus, Erismacanthus, Helodopsis, Icanodus, Orthopleurodus, Oxytomodus, Paecilodus, Periplectrodus, Platyodus, Pleurodus, Pleuroplax, Rhamphodus, Sandalodus, Stenopterodus, Streblodus, Taeniodus, Vaticinodus, Venustodus, Xystrodus

Subtaxa: Poecilodus aliformis Poecilodus carbonarius Poecilodus cestriensis Poecilodus convolutus Poecilodus foveolatus Poecilodus jonesii Poecilodus oliquus Poecilodus paradoxus Poecilodus parallelus Poecilodus rugosus Poecilodus sanctiludovici Poecilodus springeri Poecilodus tribulis Poecilodus varsoviensis Poecilodus wortheni

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Type: Poecilodus jonesii

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Permian of Pakistan (1 collection)

• Carboniferous of Japan (1)

• Mississippian of the United Kingdom (3)

Total: 5 collections including 7 occurrences

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