Notorhynchus primigenius Agassiz 1843 (sevengill shark)

Chondrichthyes - Hexanchiformes - Hexanchidae

Alternative combinations: Heptranchias primigenius, Notidanus (Notorhynchus) primigenius, Notidanus primigenius

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1843. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome III (livr. 15-16). Imprimérie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel 157-390

Belongs to Notorhynchus according to B. W. Kent 2018

See also Chapman 1918, Cope 1868, Davis 1888, Eastman 1904, Fowler 1911, Hay 1902, Leriche 1942, Purdy et al. 2001, Weiler 1938 and Woodward 1889

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Australia (2 collections), Austria (2), Denmark (1), France (1), Italy (1), New Zealand (1), Poland (1), Slovakia (2), United States (9: Maryland, New Jersey, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Oligocene of Australia (1), France (1), Germany (1), Hungary (1), Ukraine (1), United States (1: North Carolina)

• Eocene of Italy (1), New Zealand (1), the United Kingdom (1), Uzbekistan (1)

Total: 30 collections each including a single occurrence

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