Xystracanthus giganteus Waagen 1880 (cartilaginous fish)

Chondrichthyes

Full reference: W. H. Waagen. 1880. Productus Limestone Fossils, Part II. Salt Range Fossils, Palaeontologia Indica, Series 13 1(2):73-183

Belongs to Xystracanthus according to W. H. Waagen 1880

Sister taxa: Xystracanthus acinaciformis, Xystracanthus anceps, Xystracanthus gracilis, Xystracanthus major, Xystracanthus mirabilis, Xystracanthus reversus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Bilot, uppermost Productus Limestone, Khisor Range, which is in a Changhsingian marine limestone in the Chhidru Formation of Pakistan

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Bilot, uppermost Productus Limestone, Khisor Range

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