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Caseodus eatoni Zangerl 1981 (chimaera)

Chondrichthyes - Eugeneodontiformes - Caseodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 244970

Full reference: R. Zangerl. 1981. Chondrichthyes I: Paleozoic Elasmobranchii. Handbook of Paleoichthyology 3a

Belongs to Caseodus according to S. A. Hamm and D. J. Cicimurri 2005

Sister taxa: Caseodus basalis, Caseodus varidentis

Type specimen: FMNH PF2520, a skeleton. Its type locality is Logan Quarry, Level J, Reserve Township, which is in a Moscovian marine shale in the Staunton Formation of Indiana.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore