Pristis brachyodon Cope 1869 (sawfish)

Chondrichthyes - Rhinopristiformes - Pristidae

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1869. Description of some extinct fishes previously unknown. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History 12:310-317

Belongs to Pristis according to O. P. Hay 1902

See also Cope 1869

Sister taxa: Pristis acutidens, Pristis agassizi, Pristis amblodon, Pristis antiquorum, Pristis aquitanicus, Pristis atlanticus, Pristis attenuatus, Pristis bisulcatus, Pristis brayi, Pristis caheni, Pristis contortus, Pristis cudmorei, Pristis curvidens, Pristis dubius, Pristis ensidens, Pristis fajumensis, Pristis hamatus, Pristis hastingsiae, Pristis lanceolatus, Pristis lathami, Pristis mucrodens, Pristis olbrechtsi, Pristis pectinatus, Pristis pickeringi, Pristis pristis, Pristis prosulcatus, Pristis recurvidens, Eopristis reinachi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Petersburg, which is in an Eocene marine horizon in Virginia

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (1: Virginia collection)

• Tertiary of United States (1: New Jersey)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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