Pristis pickeringi Case 1981 (sawfish)

Chondrichthyes - Rhinopristiformes - Pristidae

Full reference: G. R. Case. 1981. Late Eocene Selachians from South-Central Georgia. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 176(Lfg. 1-3):52-79

Belongs to Pristis according to G. R. Case 1981

Sister taxa: Pristis acutidens, Pristis agassizi, Pristis amblodon, Pristis antiquorum, Pristis aquitanicus, Pristis atlanticus, Pristis attenuatus, Pristis bisulcatus, Pristis brachyodon, 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 pristis, Pristis prosulcatus, Pristis recurvidens, Eopristis reinachi

Type specimen: USNM 23572. Its type locality is Penn-Dixie Portland Cement quarry, which is in an Eocene marine limestone in the Jacksonian Formation of Georgia.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Penn-Dixie Portland Cement quarry

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