Ischyrhiza mira Leidy 1856 (cartilaginous fish)

Chondrichthyes - Sclerorhynchiformes - Sclerorhynchidae

Alternative combination: Onchosaurus (Ischyrhiza) mirus

Belongs to Ischyrhiza according to M. E. Suarez and H. Cappetta 2004

See also Arambourg 1940, Cappetta 1987, Case 1978, Case 1979, Case and Schwimmer 1988, Hay 1902, Leidy 1860, Miller 1967, Peng et al. 2001, Storer and Johnson 1974 and Thurmond and Jones 1981

Sister taxa: Ischyrhiza antiqua, Ischyrhiza avonicola, Ischyrhiza chilensis, Ischyrhiza germaniae, Ischyrhiza hartenbergeri, Ischyrhiza iwakiensis, Ischyrhiza nigeriensis, Ischyrhiza serra, Ischyrhiza viaudi, Onchosaurus (Ischyrhiza) marrocanus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (1: New Jersey collection)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (1: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of Canada (7: Alberta), United States (55: Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Wyoming)

Total: 64 collections each including a single occurrence

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