Protoplatyrhina Case 1978 (guitarfish)

Chondrichthyes - Rajiformes

Full reference: G. R. Case. 1978. A new selachian fauna from the Judith River Formation (Campanian) of Montana. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 160(Lfg. 1-6):176-205

Parent taxon: Rhinobatoidei according to H. Cappetta 1987

See also Case 1978 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Asterodermus, Asterodermus platypterus, Parapalaeobates, Pseudomyledaphus

Subtaxa: Protoplatyrhina renae

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (1: Alberta collection), Mexico (1), United States (22: Georgia, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, Texas, Wyoming)

Total: 24 collections each including a single occurrence

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