Ctenopristis Arambourg 1940 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Sclerorhynchiformes - Sclerorhynchidae

Full reference: C. Arambourg. 1940. Le groupe des Ganopristinés [The group of the ganopristines]. Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France, série 5 10:127-147

Parent taxon: Sclerorhynchidae according to M. E. Suarez and H. Cappetta 2004

See also Arambourg 1940, Cappetta 1987 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Ankistrorhynchus, Baharipristis, Biropristis, Borodinopristis, Celtipristis, Ganopristis, Ischyrhiza, Kiestus, Libanopristis, Marckgrafia, Micropristis, Onchosaurus, Plicatopristis, Pucapristis, Renpetia, Schizorhiza, Schizorhizinae, Sclerorhynchus

Subtaxa: Ctenopristis nougareti

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Morocco (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Jordan (2), Syria (6)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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