Acanthoscyllium Cappetta 1980 (carpet shark)

Chondrichthyes - Orectolobiformes

Parent taxon: Orectolobiformes according to J. J. Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Akaimia, Almascyllium, Annea, Brachaeluridae, Brachaelurus, Cretorectolobus, Crossorhinidae, Dorsetoscyllium, Eostegostoma, Hemiscylliidae, Heterophorcynus, Mesiteia, Orectoloboidei, Orectoloboides, Ornatoscyllium, Palaeobrachaelurus, Pararhincodon, Parascylliidae, Rhincodontidae, Rhinocodontidae

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Sahel Alma (Cretaceous of Lebanon)

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