Biropristis Suarez and Cappetta 2004 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Sclerorhynchiformes - Sclerorhynchidae

Full reference: M. E. Suarez and H. Cappetta. 2004. Sclerorhynchid teeth (Neoselachii, Sclerorhynchidae) from the Late Cretaceous of the Quiriquina Formatino, central Chile. Revista Geologica de Chile 31(1):89-103

Parent taxon: Sclerorhynchidae according to M. E. Suarez and H. Cappetta 2004

Sister taxa: Ankistrorhynchus, Baharipristis, Borodinopristis, Celtipristis, Ctenopristis, Ganopristis, Ischyrhiza, Kiestus, Libanopristis, Micropristis, Plicatopristis, Pucapristis, Renpetia, Schizorhizinae, Sclerorhynchus

Subtaxa: Biropristis landbecki

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Type: Biropristis landbecki

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Chile (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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