Sphenonchus Agassiz 1843 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes - Hybodontidae

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1843. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome III (livr. 15-16). Imprimérie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel 157-390

Parent taxon: Hybodontes according to L. Agassiz 1843

See also Davis 1881 and Jordan 1963

Sister taxa: Bdellodus, Dicrenodus, Egertonodus, Frangerodus, Hybodontinae, Miosynechodus, Priohybodus, Thaiodus, Tribodus

Subtaxa: Sphenonchus elongatus Sphenonchus hamatus Sphenonchus martini Sphenonchus obtusus

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Type: Sphenonchus hamatus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Aust Cliff bone bed (Ord coll, Bristol) (Triassic of the United Kingdom)

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