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Netsepoye hawesi Lund 1989 (chimaera)

Chondrichthyes - Petalodontiformes - Belantseidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 151677

Full reference: R. Lund. 1989. New petalodonts (Chondrichthyes) from the Upper Mississippian Bear Gulch Limestone (Namurian E₂b) of Montana. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 9(3):350-368

Belongs to Netsepoye according to R. Lund 1989

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: CMNH 46092, a partial skeleton (small specimen lacking braincase and posterior fins). Its type locality is Bear Gulch (Carnegie Museum Collection), which is in an Arnsbergian open shallow subtidal limestone in the Heath Formation of Montana.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore