Orodus micropterygius Zangerl 1981 (chimaera)

Chondrichthyes - Orodontiformes - Orodontidae

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

Belongs to Orodus according to R. Zangerl 1981

Sister taxa: Orodus alleni, Orodus carinatus, Orodus catenatus, Orodus cinctus, Orodus colletti, Orodus corrugatus, Orodus daedalus, Orodus decussatus, Orodus elegantulus, Orodus elongatus, Orodus fastigiatus, Orodus gibbosus, Orodus gibbus, Orodus greggi, Orodus intermedius, Orodus ipeunaensis, Orodus major, Orodus mammillaris, Orodus minutus, Orodus moniliformis, Orodus neglectus, Orodus ornatus, Orodus parallelus, Orodus parvulus, Orodus plicatus, Orodus ramosus, Orodus tenuis, Orodus tuberculatus, Orodus turgidus, Orodus variabilis, Orodus varicostatus

Type specimen: FMNH PF8553, a skeleton. Its type locality is Hesler Quarry, Mecca Quarry shale, which is in a Moscovian marine shale in the Linton Formation of Indiana.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Carboniferous of United States (3: Indiana collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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