Lonchidion humblei Murry 1981 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes - Lonchidiidae

Alternative combination: Lissodus humblei

Full reference: P. A. Murry. 1981. A new species of freshwater hybodont from the Dockum Group (Triassic) of Texas. Journal of Paleontology 55(3):603-607

Belongs to Lonchidion according to J. Rees and C. Underwood 2002

See also Heckert and Lucas 2006, Irmis 2005, Murry 1981, Murry 1986, Murry 1989 and Murry and Long 1989

Sister taxa: Lonchidion anitae, Lonchidion babulskii, Lonchidion breve, Lonchidion crenulatum, Lonchidion delsatei, Lonchidion derenzii, Lonchidion griffisi, Lonchidion indicus, Lonchidion inflexum, Lonchidion khoratensis, Lonchidion marocensis, Lonchidion microselachos, Lonchidion monteschi, Lonchidion selachas, Lonchidion selachos, Lonchidion striatum, Lonchidion weltoni

Type specimen: SMUSMP 67951, a tooth. Its type locality is Head of Holmes Creek, which is in a Carnian/Norian channel lag claystone in the Tecovas Formation of Texas.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of United States (9: Arizona, New Mexico, Texas collections)

Total: 9 collections including 11 occurrences

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