Sphenacanthus sanpauloensis Chahud et al. 2010 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Euselachii - Sphenacanthidae

Full reference: A. Chahud, T. R. Fairchild, and S. Petri. 2010. Chondrichthyans from the base of the Irati Formation (Early Permian, Paraná Basin), São Paulo, Brazil. Gondwana Research 18:528-537

Belongs to Sphenacanthus according to A. Chahud et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Sphenacanthus aequistriatus, Sphenacanthus costellatus, Sphenacanthus hybodioides, Sphenacanthus hybodoides, Sphenacanthus marshi, Sphenacanthus riorastoensis, Sphenacanthus serrulatus

Type specimen: GP/2T-204, an other (finspine). Its type locality is Rio Cabeça, Santa Maria Homestead, which is in an Artinskian lacustrine sandstone in the Irati Formation of Brazil.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Rio Cabeça, Santa Maria Homestead

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