Kallodentis rhytistemma Engelbrecht et al. 2017 (hound shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Triakidae

Full reference: A. Engelbrecht, T. Mörs, M. A. Reguero and J. Kriwet. 2017. New carcharhiniform sharks (Chondrichthyes, Elasmobranchii) from the early to middle Eocene of Seymour Island, Antarctic Peninsula. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 37(6):e1371724

Belongs to Kallodentis according to A. Engelbrecht et al. 2017

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: NRM-PZ P16143, a tooth. Its type locality is IAA 1/90, which is in a Ypresian estuary/bay horizon in the La Meseta Formation of Antarctica.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Antarctica (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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