Synechodus Woodward 1888 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Synechodontiformes - Paleospinacidae

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

See also Case 1978, Chapman 1918, Delsate 2003, Delsate et al. 2002, Delsate and Godefroit 1995, Duffin 1998, Duffin and Ward 1993, Herman 1975, Ivanov 2005, Johns 1997, Jordan 1963, Klug 2008, Kriwet 2003, Leriche 1942, Peng et al. 2001, Rees 2000, Sepkoski 2002, Underwood 2002, Underwood et al. 1999, Underwood and Ward 2004, Woodward 1889 and Yamagishi 2004

Sister taxa: Macrourogaleus, Nemacanthus, Palaeospinax, Palaeospinax priscus, Palidiplospinax, Paraorthacodus

Subtaxa: Synechodus andersoni Synechodus antiquus Synechodus clarki Synechodus dubrisiensis Synechodus duffini Synechodus egertoni Synechodus faxensis Synechodus incrementum Synechodus lerichei Synechodus levis Synechodus multinodosus Synechodus paludinensis Synechodus plicatus Synechodus prorogatus Synechodus rhaeticus Synechodus riegrafi Synechodus streitzi Synechodus striatus Synechodus subulatus Synechodus sulcatus Synechodus tenuis Synechodus triangulus Synechodus turneri Synechodus validus Synechodus volaticus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (1: California collection)

• Paleocene of United States (2: Maryland)

• Cretaceous of Algeria (1), Canada (1: Alberta), Kazakhstan (1), New Zealand (1), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (2), Sweden (5), the United Kingdom (5), United States (14: Montana, New Mexico, Wyoming)

• Jurassic of Belgium (1), France (5), Germany (10), Luxembourg (3), Poland (2), Spain (6), Sweden (1), the United Kingdom (3)

• Triassic of Belgium (1), Bulgaria (1), Canada (33: British Columbia), France (2), Japan (23), Luxembourg (1), the Russian Federation (3), the United Kingdom (3)

• Permian of the Russian Federation (2)

Total: 134 collections including 168 occurrences

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