Ptychodus mahakalensis Chiplonkar and Ghare 1977 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes - Ptychodontidae

Full reference: G. W. Chiplonkar and M. A. Ghare. 1977. Palaeontology of the Bagh beds - Part VI - Pisces. Publication of the Centre of Advanced Study in Geology 11:130-138

Belongs to Ptychodus according to G. W. Chiplonkar and M. A. Ghare 1977

Sister taxa: Ptychodus altior, Ptychodus anonymus, Ptychodus arcuatus, Ptychodus articulatus, Ptychodus belluccii, Ptychodus concentricus, Ptychodus decurrens, Ptychodus depressus, Ptychodus elevatus, Ptychodus gibberulus, Ptychodus latissimus, Ptychodus mammillaris, Ptychodus marginalis, Ptychodus martini, Ptychodus mortoni, Ptychodus multistriatus, Ptychodus occidentalis, Ptychodus oweni, Ptychodus papillosus, Ptychodus parvulus, Ptychodus paucisulcatus, Ptychodus polygyrus, Ptychodus rugosus, Ptychodus spectabilis, Ptychodus whipplei

Type specimen: Bd t/1, a tooth. Its type locality is Mahakal, which is in a Cretaceous marine shale in the Nimar Formation of India.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Mahakal

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