Chomatodus Agassiz 1838 (chimaera)

Chondrichthyes - Petalodontiformes - Petalodontidae

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1838. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome III (livr. 11). Imprimérie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel 73-140

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

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

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

Subtaxa: Chomatodus affinis Chomatodus angustus Chomatodus chesterensis Chomatodus cinctus Chomatodus comptus Chomatodus costatus Chomatodus cultellus Chomatodus denticulatus Chomatodus elegans Chomatodus inconstans Chomatodus incrassatus Chomatodus insignis Chomatodus loriformis Chomatodus molaris Chomatodus newberryi Chomatodus oliquus Chomatodus parallelus Chomatodus pusillus Chomatodus selliformis Chomatodus truncatus Chomatodus varsouviensis

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Type: Chomatodus linearis

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Permian of United States (1: Kansas collection)

• Osagean of United States (1: Iowa)

• Carboniferous of United States (2: Indiana)

• Mississippian of the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 5 collections including 7 occurrences

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