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Named By: R. Estes in 1964
Time Period: Triassic
Location: Canada, Saskatchewan - Frenchman Formation. England - Durlston Formation, Tunbridge Wells Sand Formation. Germany - Buckeberg Formation. India - Kota Formation. Spain - Artoles Formation, Camarillas Formation, El Castellar Formation, La Pedrera de Rubies Formation, Vega de Pas Formation. Tanzania - Tendaguru Formation. Thailand - Sao Khua Formation. USA, Arizona - Chinle Formation, Colorado - Laramie Formation, Montana - Fruitland Formation, New Mexico - Petrified Forest Formation, San Pedro Arroyo Formation, North Dakota - Hell Creek Formation, Oklahoma - Antlers Formation, Texas - Aguja Formation, Tecovas Formation, Twin Mountains Formation, Utah - Masuk Formation, Wyoming - Cloverly Formation, Ferris Formation, Lance Formation, Mesaverde Formation
Size: Unavailable
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Mostly known from teeth, fossilised egg capsules are also known
Classification: | Chordata | Chondrichthyes | Elasmobranchii | Selachimorpha | Hybodontiformes | Hybodontoidea | Hybodontidae |
Also known as: | Priscavolucris |

Lonchidion is a genus of prehistoric sharks in the family Hybodontidae. It was described by R. Estes in 1964, and the type species is L. selachas. A new species, L. ferganensis, was described by Jan Fischer, Sebastian Voigt, Jorg W. Schneider, Michael Buchwitz and Silke Voigt in 2011, from fossilized teeth and egg capsules.

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