†family Agaleidae Rees 2000 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Euselachii - Agaleidae

Alternative spelling: Agalidae

Full reference: J. Rees. 2000. A new Pliensbachian (Early Jurassic) neoselachian shark fauna from southern Sweden. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 45(4):407-424

Parent taxon: Neoselachii according to S. Stumpf and J. Kriwet 2019

See also Delsate 2003 and Rees 2000

Sister taxa: Anachronistidae, Batoidea, Batomorphii, Cretomanta, Dalatiiformes, Duffinselache, Galea, Galeomorphii, Grozonodon, Hopleacanthus, Mcmurdodontidae, Nanocetorhinus, Odontorhytis, Ostenoselachidae, Palaeocarcharidae, Protospinaciformes, Rhomaleodus, Selachii, Squalea, Squalomorphii, Squatinomorphii, Synechodontiformes, Vallisia

Subtaxa: Agaleus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Jurassic of Belgium (1 collection), Denmark (1), France (5), Germany (2), Luxembourg (1), Sweden (1), the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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