Peripristis St. John 1870 (chimaera)

Chondrichthyes - Petalodontiformes - Pristodontidae

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

See also Hay 1902, Jordan 1963, Lund 1989, Sepkoski 2002 and Zangerl 1981

Sister taxa: Calopodus, Davodus, Megactenopetalus, Petalorhynchus, Pristodus, Siksika, Hoplodus, Diodontopsodus

Subtaxa: Peripristis semicircularis

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Carboniferous of United States (5: Nebraska, New Mexico collections)

• Mississippian of United States (1: Kentucky)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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