Scapanorhynchus rapax Quaas 1902 (goblin shark)

Chondrichthyes - Euselachii - Mitsukurinidae

Belongs to Scapanorhynchus according to J. T. Thurmond and D. E. Jones 1981

See also Applegate 1970

Sister taxa: Scapanorhynchus elongatus, Scapanorhynchus gigas, Scapanorhynchus lewisii, Scapanorhynchus praeraphiodon, Scapanorhynchus raphiodon, Scapanorhynchus subulatus, Scapanorhynchus texanus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Syria (5 collections), United States (1: Alabama)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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