Ischyodus thurmanni Pictet and Campiche 1878 (plownose chimaera)

Chondrichthyes - Chimaeriformes - Callorhynchidae

Synonym: Ischyodus brevirostris Newton 1876

Belongs to Ischyodus according to F. Chapman 1918

See also Davis 1888 and Woodward 1891

Sister taxa: Ischyodus avitus, Ischyodus beaumonti, Ischyodus bohemicus, Ischyodus dufrenoyi, Ischyodus egertoni, Ischyodus emarginatus, Ischyodus incisus, Ischyodus latus, Ischyodus mortoni, Ischyodus panus, Ischyodus quenstedti, Ischyodus rayhaasi, Ischyodus zinsmeisteri

Type specimens:

  • Ischyodus thurmanni: BMNH 41682a, a tooth
  • Ischyodus brevirostris:

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Inversand Company marl pit, Sewell (MFL) (Cretaceous to Paleocene of New Jersey)

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