Elasmodus Egerton (chimaera)

Chondrichthyes - Edaphodontidae

Parent taxon: Edaphodontidae according to A. M. Cvancara and J. W. Hoganson 1993

See also Cassier 1966, Sepkoski 2002 and Woodward 1891

Sister taxon: Eumylodus

Subtaxa: Elasmodus greenoughi Elasmodus hunteri

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore


• Eocene of the United Kingdom (3 collections)

• Paleocene of United States (2: Maryland, New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of Canada (2: Alberta), the Russian Federation (2), United States (2: Montana, North Dakota)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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