Ageleodus Owen 1867 (chimaera)

Chondrichthyes

Synonym: Callopristodus Traquair 1888

Parent taxon: Euchondrocephali according to M. Ginter et al. 2010

See also Downs and Daeschler 2001, Jordan 1963, Sepkoski 2002 and Woodward 1889

Sister taxa: Debeeriformes, Delphyodontos, Edaphodontidae, Eugeneodontiformes, Helodontiformes, Holocephalomorpha, Iniopterygiformes, Macrodontacanthus, Menaspacanthus, Orodontiformes, Paraselachiamorpha, Paraselachimorpha, Petalodontiformes, Physonemus, Ptyktoptychion, Thoralodus, Pseudodontichthyidae, Metaxyacanthus, Mesolophodus, Desmiodus, Cynopodius, Gregoriidae, Lagarodontidae, Brachyrhizodus, Euglossodus

Subtaxa: Ageleodus pectinatus

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of the United Kingdom (1 collection)

• Carboniferous of the United Kingdom (2), United States (1: West Virginia)

• Devonian of United States (1: Pennsylvania)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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