Glossodus heckelii Costa 1864 (chimaera)

Chondrichthyes - Petalodontiformes - Petalodontidae

Full reference: O. G. Costa. 1864. Paleontologia del Regno di Napoli. Parte III [Paleontology of the Kingdom of Naples. Part III]. Atti dell'Accademia Pontaniana 8:1-192

Belongs to Glossodus according to O. G. Costa 1864

Sister taxa: Glossodus lingusbovis, Glossodus marginatus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Civita di Pietraroja (upper plattenkalk), which is in an Albian basinal (carbonate) mudstone/wackestone in Italy

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Civita di Pietraroja (upper plattenkalk)

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