Echinorhinus (shark)

Chondrichthyes - Echinorhiniformes - Echinorhinidae

Parent taxon: Echinorhinidae according to B. W. Kent 2018

See also Hay 1902, Jordan 1907, Jordan 1963, Jordan and Gilbert 1919, Jordan and Hanibal 1923, Purdy et al. 2001 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Echinorhinus blakei Echinorhinus spinosus

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Type: Squalus spinosus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina collection)

• Miocene of United States (2: California, North Carolina)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Oligocene of United States (1: California)

• Eocene of United States (1: Virginia)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (1), Australia (1), Chile (1)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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