†family Lonchidiidae Herman 1977 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes - Lonchidiidae

Full reference: J. Herman. 1977. Les Sélaciens des terrains néocrétacés & paléocènes de Belgique & des contrées limitrophes. Eléments d’une biostratigraphie intercontinentale [The sharks from the Late Cretaceous and Paleocene terrains of Belgium and adjacent lands. Elements of an intercontinental biostratigraphy]. Mémoires pour servir à l’explication des Cartes géologiques et minières de la Belgique 15:1-450

Parent taxon: Hybodontoidea according to S. Stumpf and J. Kriwet 2019

See also Delsate 2003, Delsate et al. 2002, Duncan 2004, Ginter et al. 2010, Heckert 2004, Ivanov and Lebedev 2014, Klug et al. 2010, Manzanares et al. 2017 and Rees and Underwood 2002

Sister taxa: Acrodontidae, Acrorhizodus, Arctacanthus, Asteracanthus semiverrucosus, Asteracanthus verrucosus, Diablodontus, Distobatidae, Homalodontidae, Hybodontidae, Hybodus strictus, Lissodus, Polyacrodontidae, Ptychodontidae, Trichorhipis, Tristychiidae

Subtaxa: Dabasacanthus Gansuselache Hylaeobatis Isanodus Jiaodontus Lonchidion Parvodus Vectiselachos

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Brazil (1 collection), Canada (5: Alberta, Saskatchewan), Denmark (1), France (1), Germany (1), Morocco (1), Spain (5), Sweden (3), Thailand (2), the United Kingdom (18), United States (81: Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Morocco (3)

• Jurassic of Belgium (1), China (2), France (1), Germany (1), India (2), Tanzania (1), the United Kingdom (1)

• Triassic of China (1), Germany (1), Spain (1), United States (9: Arizona, New Mexico, Texas)

• Permian of China (1)

• Carboniferous of United States (1: Illinois)

Total: 145 collections including 174 occurrences

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