Edaphodon miersii Marsh 1869 (plownose chimaera)

Chondrichthyes - Chimaeriformes - Callorhinchidae

Alternative combinations: Dipristis meirsii, Ischyodus miersii

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1869. Notice of some new Tertiary and Cretaceous fishes. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science 20(5):227-230

Belongs to Edaphodon according to O. P. Hay 1902

See also Cope 1875 and Marsh 1869

Sister taxa: Edaphodon barberi, Edaphodon bucklandi, Edaphodon crassus, Edaphodon divaricatus, Edaphodon eocaenus, Edaphodon eurygnathus, Edaphodon fecundus, Edaphodon gaskillii, Edaphodon incrassatus, Edaphodon laminosus, Edaphodon laterigerus, Edaphodon latidens, Edaphodon leptognathus, Edaphodon longirostris, Edaphodon mirabilis, Edaphodon mirificus, Edaphodon monolophus, Edaphodon reedi, Edaphodon sedgwicki, Edaphodon smockii, Edaphodon solidulus, Edaphodon stenobryus, Edaphodon sweeti, Edaphodon tripartitus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Hornerstown area (Hornerstown Fm.) (PROXY), which is in a Maastrichtian marginal marine marl in the Hornerstown Formation of New Jersey

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Hornerstown area (Hornerstown Fm.) (PROXY)

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