Pristis lathami Galeotti 1837 (sawfish)

Chondrichthyes - Rhinopristiformes - Pristidae

Synonym: Pristis parisiensis Gervais 1852

Belongs to Pristis according to D. J. Cicimurri 2007

See also Cappetta 1987, Case 1981 and White 1926

Sister taxa: Pristis acutidens, Pristis agassizi, Pristis amblodon, Pristis antiquorum, Pristis aquitanicus, Pristis atlanticus, Pristis attenuatus, Pristis bisulcatus, Pristis brachyodon, Pristis brayi, Pristis caheni, Pristis contortus, Pristis cudmorei, Pristis curvidens, Pristis dubius, Pristis ensidens, Pristis fajumensis, Pristis hamatus, Pristis hastingsiae, Pristis lanceolatus, Pristis mucrodens, Pristis olbrechtsi, Pristis pectinatus, Pristis pickeringi, Pristis pristis, Pristis prosulcatus, Pristis recurvidens, Eopristis reinachi

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Pakistan (2 collections)

• Eocene of Egypt (10), Nigeria (3), Togo (1), the United Kingdom (6), United States (7: Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina), Western Sahara (2)

Total: 31 collections each including a single occurrence

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