Proheterodontus Underwood and Ward 2004 (bullhead shark)

Chondrichthyes - Heterodontiformes - Heterodontidae

Full reference: C. J. Underwood and D. J. Ward. 2004. Neoselachian sharks and rays from the British Bathonian (Middle Jurassic). Palaeontology 47(3):447-501

Parent taxon: Heterodontidae according to J. Kriwet et al. 2009

See also Underwood and Ward 2004

Sister taxa: Acrodonchus, Amacanthus, Centracion, Centrodus, Chalazacanthus, Cosmacanthus, Drepanephorus, Echinodus, Gyropleurodus, Heterodontus, Hoplonchus, Hybodopsis, Lepracanthus, Lispacanthus, Paracestracion, Psilacanthus, Pycnacanthus, Rhabdiodus, Selachidea, Strongyliscus, Strophodus, Styracodus, Tropidodus

Subtaxa: Proheterodontus sylvestris

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Type: Proheterodontus sylvestris

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Watton Cliff, Dorset [Forest Marble Fm] (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

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