Helicoprion Karpinsky 1899 (chimaera)

Chondrichthyes - Eugeneodontiformes - Helicoprionidae

Synonym: Lissoprion Hay 1907

Full reference: A. Karpinsky. 1899. Ueber die Reste von Edestiden und die neue Gattung Helicoprion. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlichen Russischen Mineralogischen Gesellschaft zu St. Petersburg, Zweite Series 36:1-111

Parent taxon: Helicoprionidae according to W. M. Itano and S. G. Lucas 2018

See also Ginter et al. 2010, Hanger and Strong 1998, Jordan 1963, Kelly and Zangerl 1976, Larson and Scott 1955, Sepkoski 2002 and Zangerl 1981

Sister taxa: Campyloprion, Hunanohelicoprion, Sinohelicoprion, Sarcoprion, Arpagodus, Parahelicoprion, Agassizodus, Toxoprion

Subtaxa: Helicoprion bessonowi Helicoprion davisii Helicoprion ergassaminon

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Permian of Australia (1 collection), Canada (4: Alberta, British Columbia, Nunavut), China (1), Japan (2), Kazakhstan (1), Mexico (1), the Russian Federation (1), United States (21: California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 32 collections including 35 occurrences

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