Onchus Agassiz 1837 (shark)

Chondrichthyes - Polyspondyli - Onchidae

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1837. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome III (livr. 8-9). Imprimérie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel viii-72

Parent taxon: Onchidae according to D. S. Jordan 1963

See also Agassiz 1837, Bryant 1932, Hay 1902, M'Coy 1855 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Archaeacanthus, Leptocheles, Naulas

Subtaxa: Onchus arcuatus Onchus besomensis Onchus clintoni Onchus granulatus Onchus hamatus Onchus murchisoni Onchus penetrans Onchus pennsylvanicus Onchus quadrisulcatus Onchus rectus Onchus semistriatus Onchus tenuistriatus Onchus wheathillensis

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Type: Onchus murchisoni

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Permian of the Russian Federation (1 collection)

• Devonian of Bolivia (1), Canada (1: Nova Scotia), the United Kingdom (1), United States (2: Ohio, Wyoming)

• Silurian of the Czech Republic (1), Estonia (3), the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 12 collections including 18 occurrences

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