Callorhynchus Cuvier 1829 (plownose chimaera)

Chondrichthyes - Chimaeriformes - Callorhynchidae

Alternative spelling: Callorhyncus

Parent taxon: Callorhynchidae according to D. S. Jordan 1963

See also Chapman 1918, Davis 1888, Sepkoski 2002 and Woodward 1891

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Callorhynchus hectori

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore


• Pliocene of New Zealand (1 collection)

• Miocene of Peru (1)

• Cretaceous of New Zealand (1)

Total: 3 collections including 4 occurrences

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