Pseudodalatias barnstonensis Sykes 1971 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Pseudodalatiidae

Alternative combination: Dalatias barnstonensis

Full reference: J. H. Sykes. 1971. A new Dalatiid fish from the Rhaetic bone bed. Mercian Geologist 4(1):13-22

Belongs to Pseudodalatias according to C. J. Duffin and D. Delsate 1993

See also Reif 1978, Sykes 1974 and Tintori 1980

Sister taxon: Pseudodalatias henarejensis

Type specimen: BMNH P51407, a tooth. Its type locality is Barnstone railway cutting, which is in a Rhaetian coastal siliciclastic in the Westbury Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of Belgium (4 collections), France (4), Italy (7), the United Kingdom (8)

Total: 23 collections each including a single occurrence

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