Ptychodus Agassiz 1837 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes - Ptychodontidae

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1837. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome III (livr. 8-9). Imprimérie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel viii-72

Parent taxon: Ptychodontidae according to J. Herman 1975

See also Applegate 1970, Hay 1902, Jordan 1963, Sepkoski 2002, Thurmond and Jones 1981 and Woodward 1889

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Ptychodus altior Ptychodus anonymus Ptychodus arcuatus Ptychodus articulatus Ptychodus belluccii Ptychodus concentricus Ptychodus decurrens Ptychodus depressus Ptychodus elevatus Ptychodus gibberulus Ptychodus latissimus Ptychodus mahakalensis Ptychodus mammillaris Ptychodus marginalis Ptychodus martini Ptychodus mortoni Ptychodus multistriatus Ptychodus occidentalis Ptychodus oweni Ptychodus papillosus Ptychodus parvulus Ptychodus paucisulcatus Ptychodus polygyrus Ptychodus rugosus Ptychodus spectabilis Ptychodus whipplei

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Type: Ptychodus mammillaris

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Miocene of France (1 collection)

• Paleocene of United States (1: Illinois)

• Cretaceous of Brazil (1), Canada (4: Manitoba, Saskatchewan), the Czech Republic (2), France (1), Germany (1), India (1), Japan (2), Jordan (1), Mexico (1), Sweden (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (16: Alabama, Colorado, Georgia, Kansas, Mississippi, New Mexico, South Dakota)

Total: 35 collections including 47 occurrences

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