Cooperodon Whitley 1956 (shark)

Chondrichthyes

Synonym: Cooperella Gunnell 1933 [replaced name]

Full reference: G. P. Whitley. 1956. Ichthyological notes. The Australian Zoologist 12:251-261

Parent taxon: Selachii according to G. P. Whitley 1956

See also Gunnell 1933

Sister taxa: Anacoracoidei, Asterospondyli, Ctenacanthoidei, Fortscottella, Galeomorphi, Hammondella, Heterodontoidea, Idiacanthus, Kirkella, Moreyella, Notidanidae, Notidanoidei, Rajae, Scyllidae, Spinacidae, Squali, Squalimorphi, Tectospondyli, Trygonidae

Subtaxa: Cooperella eroda Cooperella rectistriata Cooperella selluliformis Cooperella striata Cooperella striatula Cooperella subsulcata Cooperodon typicalis

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Type: Cooperella typicalis

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at 12th st and viaduct, Cherryvale shale (Carboniferous of Missouri)

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