Dorsetoscyllium Underwood and Ward 2004 (carpet shark)

Chondrichthyes - Orectolobiformes

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: Orectolobiformes according to C. J. Underwood and D. J. Ward 2004

Sister taxa: Acanthoscyllium, Akaimia, Almascyllium, Annea, Brachaeluridae, Brachaelurus, Cretorectolobus, Crossorhinidae, Eostegostoma, Hemiscylliidae, Heterophorcynus, Mesiteia, Orectoloboidei, Orectoloboides, Ornatoscyllium, Palaeobrachaelurus, Pararhincodon, Parascylliidae, Rhincodontidae, Rhinocodontidae

Subtaxa: Dorsetoscyllium terreafullonicum

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Type: Dorsetoscyllium terreafullonicum

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Watton Cliff, Dorset, oyster-belemnite bed [Frome Clay Fm] (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

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