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Caseodus varidentis Mutter and Neuman 2008 (chimaera)

Chondrichthyes - Eugeneodontiformes - Caseodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 209099

Full reference: R. J. Mutter and A. G. Neuman. 2008. New eugeneodontid sharks from the Lower Triassic Sulphur Mountain Formation of western Canada. Fishes and the Break-up of Pangaea. Geological Society, London, Special Publication 295:9-41

Belongs to Caseodus according to R. J. Mutter and A. G. Neuman 2008

Sister taxa: Caseodus basalis, Caseodus eatoni

Type specimen: TMP 86.42.3, a partial skull (neurocranium and anterior portion of lower jaws). Its type locality is C cirque, Fossil Fish Lake, Wapiti Lake, which is in a Smithian offshore siltstone in the Sulphur Mountain Formation of Canada.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore