Palaeobrachaelurus Thies 1983 (carpet shark)

Chondrichthyes - Orectolobiformes

Alternative spelling: Paleobrachselurus

Full reference: D. Thies. 1983. Jurazeitliche Neoselachier aus Deutschland und S-England (Jurassic neoselachians from German and S-England). Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 58:1-116

Parent taxon: Orectolobiformes according to D. Delsate 2003

See also Kriwet 2003, Sepkoski 2002, Thies 1983, Thies 1989, Underwood et al. 1999 and Underwood and Ward 2004

Sister taxa: Acanthoscyllium, Akaimia, Almascyllium, Annea, Brachaeluridae, Brachaelurus, Cretorectolobus, Crossorhinidae, Dorsetoscyllium, Eostegostoma, Ginglymostomatidae, Hemiscylliidae, Heterophorcynus, Mesiteia, Orectolobidae, Orectoloboides, Orectolobus, Ornatoscyllium, Pararhincodon, Parascylliidae, Rhincodontidae, Rhinocodontidae

Subtaxa: Palaeobrachaelurus alisonae Palaeobrachaelurus aperizostus Palaeobrachaelurus bedfordensis Palaeobrachaelurus mussetti

View classification

Type: Palaeobrachaelurus bedfordensis

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of France (1 collection), Germany (3), Luxembourg (5), Poland (3), the United Kingdom (4)

Total: 16 collections including 19 occurrences

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.