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Handbook of Paleoichthyology, Volume 4: Chondrichthyes III Holocephali

Flora / Fauna
By: Barbara J Stahl(Author)
164 pages, 162 b/w photos and b/w line drawings, 3 tables
Handbook of Paleoichthyology, Volume 4: Chondrichthyes III
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Language: English

This volume treats the subclass Holocephali.

Contents

General Morphology
    
Dermal skeleton     8
    Denticles, scales, and armor     8
Teeth and dentition     12
    Gross structure     12
    Dental terminology     16
    Dental histology     19
    Tooth plate structure: evolution     22
Endoskeleton     26
    Neurocranium     26
    Frontal clasper     29
    Visceral skeleton     30
    Rostral and labial cartilages     30
    Vertebral column     31
    Girdles and paired fins     32
        Pectoral girdle     32
        Pectoral fin     33
        Pelvic girdle     35
        Pelvic fin     35
    Unpaired fins     36
        Dorsal fins     36
        Caudal fin     37
        Anal fin     37
Sensory lines     38
Juveniles     38

Habitat and Adaptations 40
Relationships 41
Classification 43
Systematics 45
Cladistic Analysis     45
Class Chondrichthyes     47
    Subclass Elasmobranchii     47
    Subclass Subterbranchialia     47
        Superorder (unnamed)     48
            Order Iniopterygia     48
        Superorder Holocephali     48
            Order Chondrenchelyiformes     48
                    Family Chondrenchelyidae     48
            Order Helodontiformes     53
                    Family Helodontidae     54
            Order Cochliodontiformes     60
                    Family Psephodontidae     61
                    Family Cochliodontidae     65
                    Cochliodontidae incertae sedis     81
            Order Psammodontiformes     85
                    Family Psammodontidae     85
                    Psammodontidae incertae sedis     90
            Order Copodontiformes     90
                    Family Copodontidae     90
                    Copodontidae incertae sedis     94
            Order Menaspiformes     95
                    Family Menaspidae     95
                    Family Deltoptychiidae     98
                    Family Traquairiidae     100
                    Genera sine nomine     102
                    Menaspiformes incertae sedis     103
            Order Chimaeriformes     105
                Suborder Echinochimaeroidei     106
                    Family Echinochimaeridae     106
                Suborder Squalorajoidei     108
                    Family Squalorajidae     108
                Suborder Myriacanthoidei     112
                    Family Myriacanthidae     112
                    Myriacanthidae incertae generis     124
                    Family Chimaeropsidae     124
                Suborder Chimaeroidei     126
                    Family Callorhynchidae     126
                        Subfamily Callorhynchinae nov.     127
                        Subfamily Edaphodontinae nov.     138
                        Callorhynchidae incertae sedis     144
                    Family Rhinochimaeridae     146
                    Family Chimaeridae     150
                    Chimaeroidei incertae sedis     153
    Holocephali incertae sedis     153
Remains that are possibly holocephalian     153
Remains that are not holocephalian     154

References and Bibliography 155
Abbreviations used in Figures 161
Abbreviations of Institutional Names 162

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Flora / Fauna
By: Barbara J Stahl(Author)
164 pages, 162 b/w photos and b/w line drawings, 3 tables
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