†family Deltoptychiidae Zangerl 1981 (chimaera)

Chondrichthyes - Menaspiformes - Deltoptychiidae

Full reference: R. Zangerl. 1981. Chondrichthyes I: Paleozoic Elasmobranchii. Handbook of Paleoichthyology 3a

Parent taxon: Menaspiformes according to J. S. Nelson 2006

See also Zangerl 1981

Sister taxa: Menaspidae, Traquairiidae

Subtaxa: Deltoptychius

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Pennsylvanian of the United Kingdom (2 collections)

• Carboniferous of the United Kingdom (1)

• Mississippian of the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 4 collections including 5 occurrences

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