Edaphodon Buckland 1838 (plownose chimaera)

Chondrichthyes - Chimaeriformes - Callorhinchidae

Synonyms: Diphrissa Cope 1875, Dipristis Marsh

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

See also Applegate 1970, Cassier 1966, Chapman and Cudmore 1924, Cope 1875, Hay 1902, Kent 2018, Leidy 1873, Leriche 1942, Parmley and Cicimurri 2005, Sepkoski 2002, Thurmond and Jones 1981 and Woodward 1891

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Edaphodon barberi Edaphodon bucklandi Edaphodon crassus Edaphodon divaricatus Edaphodon eocaenus Edaphodon eurygnathus Edaphodon fecundus Edaphodon gaskillii Edaphodon incrassatus Edaphodon laminosus Edaphodon laterigerus Edaphodon latidens Edaphodon leptognathus Edaphodon longirostris Edaphodon miersii Edaphodon mirabilis Edaphodon mirificus Edaphodon monolophus Edaphodon reedi Edaphodon sedgwicki Edaphodon smockii Edaphodon solidulus Edaphodon stenobryus Edaphodon sweeti Edaphodon tripartitus

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Type: Edaphodon bucklandi

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore


• Pliocene of Australia (1 collection)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Australia (1)

• Miocene of Australia (2)

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (7), United States (2: Georgia, New Jersey)

• Paleocene of France (1), United States (6: Mississippi, New Jersey, Virginia)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (1: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of the Russian Federation (3), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (7: Alabama, New Jersey)

Total: 33 collections including 40 occurrences

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