Schizorhiza Weiler 1930 (sawfish)

Chondrichthyes - Rhinopristiformes - Pristidae

Parent taxon: Pristidae according to N. Tabaste 1963

See also Arambourg 1940, Cappetta 1987, Kirkland and Aguillón-Martínez 2002, Sepkoski 2002 and Suarez and Cappetta 2004

Sister taxa: Aktaua, Anoxypristis, Dalpiazia, Ganopristinae, Marckgrafia, Onchopristis, Onchosaurus, Oxypristis, Peyeria, Platyspondylus, Pristinae, Pristis, Propristis

Subtaxa: Schizorhiza stromeri Schizorhiza weileri

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of Mali (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Jordan (2), Mali (1), Mexico (2), Morocco (1), Niger (2), Syria (4), United States (1: South Carolina)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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