†family Listracanthidae Martill et al. 2014 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Listracanthidae

Full reference: D. M. Martill, P. J. A. Del Strother, and F. Gallien. 2014. Acanthorhachis, a new genus of shark from the Carboniferous (Westphalian) of Yorkshire, England. Geological Magazine 151:517-533

Parent taxon: Elasmobranchii according to D. M. Martill et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Annulicorona, Antarctilamniformes, Aporomicrodus, Arduodens, Carcharopsis, Carinasubcorona, Celtiberina, Cestraciontidae, Changxingselache, Cladodontida, Cladodontomorphi, Cladodus hassiacus, Cladodus wildungensis, Cladoselachida, Cladoselachii, Cladoselachimorpha, Complanicorona, Coniunctio, Coronodontida, Euselachiformes, Euselachii, Fragilicorona, Galeiformes, Glabrisubcorona, Gondwanodus, Ichthyodorulites, Kannathalepididae, Labascicorona, Labrilancea, Leonodus, Lesnilomia, Lobaticorona, Meishanselache, Minuticorona, Omalodontiformes, Oniscina, Ornathiliabrilance, Ornatilabrilancea, Orodontida, Osteodonti, Parvicorona, Parvidiabolus, Parviscapha, Phoebodontiformes, Plagiostomi, Plesioselachus, Pleuracanthidae, Pleuracanthodii, Pristiorajea, Proselachii, Protodontidae, Pseudodalatiidae, Raineria, Rugosicorona, Sacrisubcorona, Selachii, Selachimorpha, Serratocorona, Siamodus, Squatinida, Suaviloquentia, Undulaticorona, Xenacanthida, Xenacanthimorpha

Subtaxa: Acanthorhachis Listracanthus

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Type: Listracanthus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of Canada (4: British Columbia collections)

• Permian of the Russian Federation (1)

• Carboniferous of the United Kingdom (7), United States (2: Kansas, South Dakota)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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