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Hopleacanthus Schaumberg 1982 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Euselachii

PaleoDB taxon number: 150380

Full reference: G. Schaumberg. 1982. Hopleacanthus richelsdorfensis n g n sp, ein Euselachier aus dem permischen Kupferschiefer von Hessen (W-Deutschland). Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 56(3/4):235-257

Parent taxon: Neoselachii according to M. Ginter et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Anachronistidae, Batoidea, Cretomanta, Dalatiiformes, Duffinselache, Galea, Galeomorphii, Grozonodon, Mcmurdodontidae, Mitsukurinidae, Nanocetorhinus, Odontorhytis, Ostenoselachidae, Palaeocarcharidae, Pristiophoriformes, Protospinaciformes, Rhomaleodus, Selachii, Squalea, Squalomorphii, Squatinomorphii, Vallisia

Subtaxa: Hopleacanthus richelsdorfensis

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Type: Hopleacanthus richelsdorfensis

Ecology: nektonic carnivore