Notorhynchus Ayres 1855 (sevengill shark)

Chondrichthyes - Hexanchiformes - Hexanchidae

Alternative spelling: Notidanus (Notorhynchus)

Parent taxon: Hexanchidae according to D. J. Long et al. 1993

See also Cvancara and Hoganson 1993, Jordan 1963, Kent 2018, Sepkoski 2002 and Weiler 1938

Sister taxa: Gladioserratus, Heptranchias, Hexanchus, Monopterhinus, Notidanion, Notidanodon, Notidanus, Notorynchus

Subtaxa: Notorhynchus primigenius

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (1 collection), United States (2: California, South Carolina)

• Pliocene of Australia (1), the Netherlands (1)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: California)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Mexico (1)

• Miocene of Australia (2), Austria (2), Denmark (1), France (1), Italy (1), New Zealand (1), Poland (1), Slovakia (2), United States (11: California, Maryland, New Jersey, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Oligocene of Australia (2), France (1), Germany (1), Hungary (1), Ukraine (1), United States (1: North Carolina)

• Eocene of Italy (1), New Zealand (1), the United Kingdom (7), United States (3: Oregon, South Carolina), Uzbekistan (1)

• Paleocene of Sweden (2)

• Cretaceous of Japan (1), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 53 collections each including a single occurrence

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