Sclerorhynchus Woodward 1889 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Sclerorhynchiformes - Sclerorhynchidae

Full reference: A. S. Woodward. 1889. Catalogue of the Fossil Fishes in the British Museum (Natural History) Part 1 1-613

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

See also Arambourg 1940, Cappetta 1987, Herman 1975, Jordan 1963, Sepkoski 2002 and Woodward 1889

Sister taxa: Ankistrorhynchus, Baharipristis, Biropristis, Borodinopristis, Celtipristis, Ctenopristis, Ganopristis, Ischyrhiza, Kiestus, Libanopristis, Micropristis, Plicatopristis, Pucapristis, Renpetia, Schizorhizinae

Subtaxa: Sclerorhynchus atavus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Israel (1 collection), Japan (1), Jordan (1), Lebanon (1), United States (6: Delaware, Mississippi, New Jersey, Texas)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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