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Myriacanthus Agassiz 1837 (chimaera)

Chondrichthyes - Chimaeriformes - Myriacanthidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 34779

Synonym: Prognathodus Egerton 1872 (taxon 251742)

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1837. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome III (livr. 8-9). Imprimérie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel viii-72

Parent taxon: Myriacanthidae according to J. S. Nelson 2006

Sister taxa: Acanthorhina, Agkistracanthus, Alethodontus, Halonodon, Metopacanthus, Recurvacanthus

Subtaxa: Myriacanthus granulatus, Myriacanthus paradoxus, Myriacanthus retrorsus

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore