Ischyodus Egerton 1843 (plownose chimaera)

Chondrichthyes - Chimaeriformes - Callorhynchidae

Parent taxon: Callorhynchinae according to J. Kriwet and S. Klug 2011

See also Applegate 1975, Chapman 1918, Chapman and Cudmore 1924, Cvancara and Hoganson 1993, Davis 1888, Hay 1902, Hoganson and Erickson 2005, Kent 2018, Nelson 2006, Sepkoski 2002, Underwood 2002 and Woodward 1891

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Ischyodus avitus Ischyodus beaumonti Ischyodus bohemicus Ischyodus dufrenoyi Ischyodus egertoni Ischyodus emarginatus Ischyodus incisus Ischyodus latus Ischyodus mortoni Ischyodus panus Ischyodus quenstedti Ischyodus rayhaasi Ischyodus thurmanni Ischyodus zinsmeisteri

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Type: Chimaera townsendii

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore


• Pliocene of Australia (2 collections)

• Miocene of Australia (2)

• Eocene of Antarctica (1), Chile (1)

• Paleocene of United States (9: Alabama, California, Illinois, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, South Carolina, Texas)

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

• Cretaceous of New Zealand (1), the Russian Federation (3), United States (27: Delaware, Maryland, Minnesota, Montana, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Dakota)

• Jurassic of France (2), Germany (1), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (2), the United Kingdom (4)

Total: 57 collections including 59 occurrences

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