Ptychodus whipplei Marcou 1858 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes - Ptychodontidae

Alternative combination: Ptychodus whippleyi

Belongs to Ptychodus according to J. Herman 1975

See also Hay 1902 and Leidy 1873

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 mahakalensis, 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

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (1: Manitoba collection), United States (5: Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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