Pristiophorus Bleeker 1859 (saw shark)

Chondrichthyes - Pristiophoriformes - Pristiophoridae

Parent taxon: Pristiophoridae according to C. J. Underwood and J. Schlogl 2013

See also Applegate and Uyeno 1968, Carillo-BriceƱo et al. 2014, Chapman 1918, Chapman and Cudmore 1924, Engelbrecht et al. 2017, Jordan 1963, Keyes 1982, Long 1992, Sepkoski 2002 and Yabe and Hirayama 1998

Sister taxa: Pliotrematinae, Pristiophorinae

Subtaxa: Pristiophorus cirratus Pristiophorus japonicus Pristiophorus laevis Pristiophorus lanceolata Pristiophorus lanceolatus Pristiophorus lineatus Pristiophorus napierensis Pristiophorus nudipinnis Pristiophorus schroederi Pristiophorus striatus Pristiophorus suevicus Pristiophorus tumidens

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Italy (1 collection), Japan (1), New Zealand (4), United States (2: California)

• MN 13 of Portugal (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Australia (1), Ecuador (1), Japan (1)

• Miocene of Australia (3), Colombia (1), France (2), Japan (4), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (9), Panama (1), Peru (1), Portugal (1), Slovakia (4), United States (1: North Carolina)

• Waitakian of New Zealand (2)

• Oligocene of Australia (1), New Zealand (4)

• Whaingaroan of New Zealand (5)

• Eocene of Antarctica (7), Chile (1), Egypt (3), France (1), Japan (1), Jordan (2), New Zealand (5)

• Cretaceous of Israel (1), Lebanon (1), Madagascar (1)

Total: 75 collections including 76 occurrences

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