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Caseodus basalis Cope 1894 (chimaera)

Chondrichthyes - Eugeneodontiformes - Caseodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 244972

Alternative combination: Orodus basalis

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1894. New and little known Paleozoic and Mesozoic fishes. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences Philadelphia (Series 2) 9:427-448

Belongs to Caseodus according to R. Zangerl 1981

Sister taxa: Caseodus eatoni, Caseodus varidentis

Type specimen: FMNH UF 575, a partial skeleton (head and shoulder regions)

Ecology: nektonic carnivore