Hemipristis heteropleurus Agassiz 1844 (ground shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Hemigaleidae

Synonyms: Dirrhizodon elongatus Klunziger 1871, Hemipristis serra Agassiz 1843

Belongs to Hemipristis according to D. S. Jordan 1907

See also Adnet et al. 2007, Agassiz 1843, Chandler et al. 2006, Chapman and Cudmore 1924, Cicimurri and Knight 2009, Cope 1868, Deraniyagala 1969, Deraniyagala 1969, Hastings and Dooley 2017, Hay 1902, Jordan and Gilbert 1919, Jordan and Hanibal 1923, Kent 2018, Landini et al. 2019, Leriche 1942, Vicens and Rodríguez-Perea 2003, Woodward 1889 and Yabe and Hirayama 1998

Sister taxa: Hemipristis curvatus, Hemipristis elongata, Hemipristis lavigniensis, Hemipristis paucidens, Hemipristis wyattdurhami

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Mexico (1 collection)

• Miocene of Mexico (2), United States (1: California)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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