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Lonchidion Estes 1964 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes - Lonchidiidae

Synonym: Priscavolucris Gomez Pallerola 1979

Full reference: R. Estes. 1964. Fossil vertebrates from the Late Cretaceous Lance Formation, eastern Wyoming. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 49:1-180

Parent taxon: Lonchidiidae according to J. Rees and C. Underwood 2008

Sister taxa: Dabasacanthus, Gansuselache, Hylaeobatis, Isanodus, Jiaodontus, Lissodus, Parvodus, Vectiselachos

Subtaxa: Lonchidion anitae, Lonchidion breve, Lonchidion crenulatum, Lonchidion humblei, Lonchidion indicus, Lonchidion inflexum, Lonchidion khoratensis, Lonchidion microselachos, Lonchidion monteschi, Lonchidion selachas, Lonchidion selachos, Lonchidion striatum

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore