†family Mawsoniidae Schultze 1993 (coelacanth)

Coelacanthimorpha - Coelacanthiformes - Mawsoniidae

Parent taxon: Latimeroidei according to Y. Yabumoto 2007

See also Forey 1998 and Schultze 2004

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Changxingia Diplurus Garnbergia Indocoelacanthus Libys Lualabaea Parnaibaia Rhipis Trachymetopon

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of France (1 collection), Libya (1)

• Jurassic of Brazil (1), Germany (3), India (3), Morocco (3), United States (2: New Jersey, Virginia)

• Triassic of Canada (1: British Columbia), Germany (1), United States (9: New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia)

• Permian of China (1)

Total: 26 collections each including a single occurrence

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