Toxoprion Hay 1909 (chimaera)

Chondrichthyes - Eugeneodontiformes - Helicoprionidae

Full reference: O. P. Hay. 1909. On the nature of Edestus and related genera, with descriptions of one new genus and three new species. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 37:43-61

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

See also Jordan 1963, Sepkoski 2002 and Zangerl 1981

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

Subtaxa: Toxoprion lecontei

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Type: Edestus lecontei

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Within 1 mile of Eureka (UCMP V66130) (Permian of Nevada)

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