Cantioscyllium decipiens Woodward 1889 (nurse shark)

Chondrichthyes - Orectolobiformes - Ginglymostomatidae

Full reference: A. S. Woodward. 1889. Catalogue of the Fossil Fishes in the British Museum (Natural History) Part 1 1-613

Belongs to Cantioscyllium according to J. Kriwet et al. 2009

See also Herman 1975

Sister taxon: Cantioscyllium brachyplicatum

Type specimen: BMNH P.5890, a partial skeleton

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of France (1 collection), United States (1: Kansas)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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