Petalodus (chimaera)

Chondrichthyes - Petalodontiformes - Petalodontidae

Synonym: Sicarius Leidy 1856

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

See also Hay 1902, Jordan 1963, Leidy 1873, Lund 1983, Sepkoski 2002, Thurmond and Jones 1981, Woodward 1889 and Zangerl 1981

Sister taxa: Antliodus, Chomatodus, Glossodus, Glyphanodus, Harpacodus, Itapyrodus, Lisgodus, Neopetalodus, Polyrhizodus, Strigilina, Tanaodus

Subtaxa: Petalodus acuminatus Petalodus allegheniensis Petalodus arcuatus Petalodus curtus Petalodus davisii Petalodus flabellula Petalodus grandis Petalodus hastingsiae Petalodus hybridus Petalodus jewetti Petalodus knappi Petalodus linearis Petalodus linguifer Petalodus ohioensis Petalodus proximus Petalodus sagittatus

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Type: Petalodus hastingsii

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Permian of Japan (2 collections), United States (5: Kansas, New Mexico)

• Pennsylvanian of the United Kingdom (6), United States (1: Iowa)

• Carboniferous of Greenland (1), Italy (1), Japan (1), the Russian Federation (1), Slovenia (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (20: Arizona, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, New mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, West Virginia)

• Mississippian of the United Kingdom (6), United States (1: Alabama)

Total: 47 collections including 55 occurrences

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