Bransonella Harlton 1933 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Bransonelliformes

Full reference: B. H. Harlton. 1933. Micropaleontology of the Pennsylvanian Johns Valley shale of the Ouachita Mountains, Oklahoma, and its relationship to the Mississippian Caney shale. Journal of Paleontology 7(1):3-29

Parent taxon: Bransonelliformes according to G. Cuny and L. Stemmerik 2018

See also Elliott and Hodnett 2013, Ginter et al. 2010, Hampe and Ivanov 2007, Ivanov 1999, Johnson and Thayer 2009 and Zangerl 1981

Sister taxon: Barbclabornia

Subtaxa: Bransonella lingulata Bransonella nebraskensis Bransonella tribula Bransonella tridentata

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (3: Arizona, Kansas collections)

• Carboniferous of China (1), Greenland (1), the Russian Federation (2), United States (2: Arizona, Oklahoma)

Total: 9 collections including 13 occurrences

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