Symmorium Cope 1893 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Symmoriiformes - Symmoriidae

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1893. On Symmorium, and the position of cladodont sharks. American Naturalist 27:999-1001

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

See also Goto et al. 1988, Ivanov 1999, Jordan 1963, Sepkoski 2002, Williams 1985 and Zangerl 1981

Sister taxa: Cobelodus, Danaea, Gutturensis, Orestiacanthus, Petrodus, Stethacanthulus, Stethacanthus, Bethacanthus, Akmonistion, Physonemus chesterensis, Physonemus parvulus

Subtaxa: Symmorium reniforme

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Carboniferous of United States (1: Illinois collection)

• Devonian of the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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