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Leptomylus Cope 1869 (chimaera)

Chondrichthyes - Chimaeriformes - Chimaeridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 185367

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1869. Description of some extinct fishes previously unknown. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History 12:310-317

Parent taxon: Chimaeridae according to O. P. Hay 1902

Sister taxa: Bryactinus, Chimaera, Dictyorhabdus, Elasmodectes, Hedronchus, Hydrolagus, Isotaenia, Mylognathus, Similihariotta, Sphagepoea

Subtaxa: Leptomylus densus, Leptomylus forfex

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Type: Leptomylus densus

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore