Tribodus limae Brito and Ferreira 1989 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes - Hybodontidae

Full reference: P. M. Brito and P. L. N. Ferreira. 1989. The first hybodont shark, Tribodus limae n.g., n.sp., from the Lower Cretaceous of Chapada do Araripe (North-East Brasil). Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias 61(1):53-57

Belongs to Tribodus according to P. M. Brito and P. L. N. Ferreira 1989

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: GP/2T-2 IG-USP, a partial skeleton (complete fish lacking the caudal fin). Its type locality is Chapada do Araripe, Romualdo Member (general), which is in an Albian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal shale in the Santana Formation of Brazil.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Chapada do Araripe, Romualdo Member (general)

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