Squalicorax pristiodontus Agassiz 1843 (crow shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Anacoracidae

Alternative combination: Galeus pristiodontus

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 J. T. Thurmond and D. E. Jones 1981

See also Agassiz 1843, Applegate 1970, Case 1979, Hay 1902, Herman 1975, Maury 1930, Miller 1967, Siverson 1997 and Woodward 1889

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

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Squalicorax pristiodontus in the database

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