Pristis amblodon Cope 1869 (sawfish)

Chondrichthyes - Pristiformes - Pristidae

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1869. Description of some extinct fishes previously unknown. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History 12:310-317

Belongs to Pristis according to H. Cappetta 1987

See also Hay 1902 and Leriche 1942

Sister taxa: Pristis acutidens, Pristis agassizi, Pristis antiquorum, Pristis aquitanicus, Pristis atlanticus, Pristis attenuatus, Pristis bisulcatus, Pristis brachyodon, Pristis brayi, Pristis caheni, Pristis contortus, Pristis cudmorei, Pristis curvidens, Pristis dubius, Pristis ensidens, Pristis fajumensis, Pristis hamatus, Pristis hastingsiae, Pristis lanceolatus, Pristis lathami, Pristis mucrodens, Pristis olbrechtsi, Pristis pectinatus, Pristis pickeringi, Pristis pristis, Pristis prosulcatus, Pristis recurvidens, Eopristis reinachi

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (1: New Jersey collection)

• Eocene of United States (1: New Jersey)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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