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†family Belantseidae Lund 1989 (chimaera)

Chondrichthyes - Petalodontiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 151667

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

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

Sister taxa: Brachyrhizodus, Janassidae, Paracymatodus, Petalodontidae, Pristodontidae, Serratodus

Subtaxa: Belantsea, Ctenoptychius, Netsepoye

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore