Edaphodon mirabilis Chapman and Cudmore 1924 (plownose chimaera)

Chondrichthyes - Chimaeriformes - Callorhinchidae

Full reference: F. Chapman and F. A. Cudmore. 1924. New or little-known fossils in the National Museum, Part XXVII.-Some Cainozoic fish remains, with a revision of the group. Royal Society of Victoria 36(2):107-162

Belongs to Edaphodon according to F. Chapman and F. A. Cudmore 1924

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 miersii, Edaphodon mirificus, Edaphodon monolophus, Edaphodon reedi, Edaphodon sedgwicki, Edaphodon smockii, Edaphodon solidulus, Edaphodon stenobryus, Edaphodon sweeti, Edaphodon tripartitus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Beaumaris, which is in a Messinian shoreface sandstone in the Sandringham Sandstone Formation of Australia

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Beaumaris

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