Scapanorhynchus gigas Woodward 1889 (goblin shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Mitsukurinidae

Full reference: A. S. Woodward. 1889. Catalogue of the Fossil Fishes in the British Museum (Natural History) Part 1 1-613

Belongs to Scapanorhynchus according to A. S. Woodward 1889

Sister taxa: Scapanorhynchus elongatus, Scapanorhynchus lewisii, Scapanorhynchus praeraphiodon, Scapanorhynchus rapax, Scapanorhynchus raphiodon, Scapanorhynchus subulatus, Scapanorhynchus texanus

Type specimen: BMNH 46362, a set of teeth

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Roseifa (Cretaceous of Jordan)

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