Squalicorax pristodontus Agassiz 1843 (crow shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Anacoracidae

Alternative combination: Corax pristodontus

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

Belongs to Squalicorax according to M. Siverson 1997

Sister taxa: Squalicorax curvatus, Squalicorax dalinkevichiusi, Squalicorax falcatus, Squalicorax kaupi, Squalicorax primaevus, Squalicorax primigenius, Squalicorax pristiodontus, Squalicorax volgensis

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (2: New Jersey collections)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (1), Brazil (2), Bulgaria (1), Egypt (2), France (2), Israel (2), Jordan (2), Madagascar (1), the Netherlands (2), Syria (8), United States (30: Alabama, Colorado, Delaware, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Wyoming)

Total: 55 collections including 56 occurrences

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