Listracanthus Newberry and Worthen 1870 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Listracanthidae

Parent taxon: Listracanthidae according to D. M. Martill et al. 2014

See also Mutter and Neuman 2006

Sister taxon: Acanthorhachis

Subtaxa: Listracanthus hystrix Listracanthus pectenatus

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Type: Listracanthus hystrix

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Triassic of Canada (4: British Columbia collections)

• Permian of the Russian Federation (1)

• Carboniferous of the United Kingdom (6), United States (2: Kansas, South Dakota)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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