Chinlea Schaeffer 1967 (coelacanth)

Coelacanthimorpha - Coelacanthiformes - Coelacanthidae

Full reference: B. Schaeffer. 1967. Late Triassic fishes from the western United States. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 135(6):285-342

Parent taxon: Coelacanthidae according to B. Schaeffer 1967

See also Forey 1998, Irmis 2005, Murry 1986 and Schultze 2004

Sister taxa: Alcoveria, Axelrodichthys, Chaohuichthys, Coelacanthus, Graphiurichthys, Macropoma, Mawsonia, Megalocoelacanthus, Moenkopia, Mylacanthus, Quayia

Subtaxa: Chinlea sorenseni

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore


• Triassic of United States (10: Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Utah collections)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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