Falcatus Lund 1985 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Symmoriiformes - Falcatidae

Full reference: R. Lund. 1985. The morphology of Falcatus falcatus (St. John and Worthen), a Mississippian stethacanthid chondrichthyan from the Bear Gulch Limestone of Montana. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 5(1):1-19

Parent taxon: Falcatidae according to M. Ginter et al. 2010

See also Lund 1985 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Damocles, Denaea, Ozarcus

Subtaxa: Falcatus falcatus Falcatus hamatus Falcatus proclivus

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Type: Physonemus falcatus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Carboniferous of United States (5: Montana collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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