Carcharopsis wortheni Newberry and Worthen 1866 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes

Alternative combination: Dicrenodus wortheni

Synonym: Dicrenodus texanus Eastman 1917

Belongs to Carcharopsis according to R. Lund and R. H. Mapes 1984

See also Hay 1902 and Thurmond and Jones 1981

Sister taxon: Carcharopsis prototypus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Carboniferous of United States (2: Arkansas collections)

• Mississippian of United States (1: Alabama)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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