†order Plagiostomi Cuvier (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Plagiostomi

Alternative spelling: Plagiostomata

Parent taxon: Elasmobranchii according to H. Gadow 1898

See also Gunnell 1933 and Hay 1902

Sister taxa: Annulicorona, Antarctilamniformes, Aporomicrodus, Arduodens, Carcharopsis, Carinasubcorona, Celtiberina, Cestraciontidae, Changxingselache, Cladodontida, Cladodontomorphi, Cladodus hassiacus, Cladodus wildungensis, Cladoselachida, Cladoselachii, Cladoselachimorpha, Complanicorona, Coniunctio, Coronodontida, Euselachiformes, Euselachii, Fragilicorona, Galeiformes, Glabrisubcorona, Gondwanodus, Ichthyodorulites, Kannathalepididae, Labascicorona, Labrilancea, Leonodus, Lesnilomia, Listracanthidae, Lobaticorona, Meishanselache, Minuticorona, Omalodontiformes, Oniscina, Ornathiliabrilance, Ornatilabrilancea, Orodontida, Osteodonti, Parvicorona, Parvidiabolus, Parviscapha, Phoebodontiformes, Plesioselachus, Pleuracanthidae, Pleuracanthodii, Pristiorajea, Proselachii, Protodontidae, Pseudodalatiidae, Raineria, Rugosicorona, Sacrisubcorona, Selachii, Selachimorpha, Serratocorona, Siamodus, Squatinida, Suaviloquentia, Undulaticorona, Xenacanthida, Xenacanthimorpha

Subtaxa: Acanthodes Carcharidae Hexeptranchidae Narcopterus Raiae

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Neogene of United States (1: South Carolina collection)

• Miocene of Australia (3), India (1), Madagascar (1), New Zealand (3), Poland (1), Spain (1), United States (5: Maryland, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Oligocene of Australia (1)

• Eocene of Namibia (1)

• Wolfcamp of United States (1: New Mexico)

• Permian of France (2), United States (2: Kansas)

• Virgilian of United States (1: Kansas)

• Carboniferous of China (1), the United Kingdom (1)

• Devonian of the Russian Federation (5)

Total: 31 collections each including a single occurrence

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