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Lonchidion Estes 1964 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes - Lonchidiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 56537

Synonym: Priscavolucris Gomez Pallerola 1979 (taxon 284620)

Full reference: R. Estes. 1964. Fossil vertebrates from the Late Cretaceous Lance Formation, eastern Wyoming. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 49:1-187

Parent taxon: Lonchidiidae according to E. Manzanares et al. 2017

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

Subtaxa: Lonchidion anitae, Lonchidion babulskii, Lonchidion breve, Lonchidion crenulatum, Lonchidion delsatei, Lonchidion derenzii, Lonchidion griffisi, Lonchidion humblei, Lonchidion indicus, Lonchidion inflexum, Lonchidion khoratensis, Lonchidion marocensis, Lonchidion microselachos, Lonchidion monteschi, Lonchidion selachas, Lonchidion selachos, Lonchidion striatum, Lonchidion weltoni

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore