Similihariotta Zangerl 1979 (chimaera)

Chondrichthyes - Chimaeriformes - Chimaeridae

Full reference: R. Zangerl. 1979. New Chondrichthyes from the Mazon Creek fauna (Pennsylvanian) of Illinois. Mazon Creek Fossils 449-500

Parent taxon: Chimaeridae according to R. Zangerl 1981

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Zangerl 1979

Sister taxa: Chimaera, Elasmodectes, Hydrolagus, Leptomylus

Subtaxa: Similihariotta dabasinskasi

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Type: Similihariotta dabasinskasi

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Area 3, Pit 11, Peabody Coal Company (Carboniferous of Illinois)

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