Heterodontus rugosus Agassiz 1839 (bullhead shark)

Chondrichthyes - Heterodontiformes - Heterodontidae

Alternative combinations: Acrodus rugosus, Cestracion rugosus

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1839. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome III (livr. 10, 12). Imprimérie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel 141-156

Belongs to Heterodontus according to J. Herman 1975

See also Agassiz 1839 and Woodward 1889

Sister taxa: Heterodontus cainozoicus, Heterodontus canaliculatus, Heterodontus carerens, Heterodontus duffini, Heterodontus havreensis, Heterodontus lerichei, Heterodontus lonzeensis, Heterodontus maisierensis, Heterodontus philippi, Heterodontus pineti, Heterodontus portujacksoni, Heterodontus semirugosus, Heterodontus sowasheense, Heterodontus upnikensis, Heterodontus wardensis, Heterodontus woodwardi, Cestracion cainozoicus, Cestracion vincenti, Cestracion coleridgensis, Cestracion elongatus, Cestracion francisci, Cestracion longidens, Cestracion sulcatus, Cestracion novozelandicus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of France (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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