†order Bransonelliformes Hampe and Ivanov 2007 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Bransonelliformes

Full reference: O. Hampe and A. Ivanov. 2007. Bransonelliformes - a new order of the Xenacanthimorpha (Chondrichthyes, Elasmobranchii). Fossil Record 10:190-194

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

See also Ginter et al. 2010 and Hampe and Ivanov 2007

Sister taxon: Xenacanthiformes

Subtaxa: Barbclabornia Bransonella

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (64: Arizona, Kansas, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, West Virginia collections)

• Carboniferous of China (1), Greenland (1), the Russian Federation (2), United States (7: Arizona, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania)

Total: 75 collections including 82 occurrences

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