Pristiophorus napierensis Chapman 1918 (saw shark)

Chondrichthyes - Pristiophoriformes - Pristiophoridae

Full reference: F. Chapman. 1918. Descriptions and Revisions of the Cretaceous and Tertiary Fish-remains of New Zealand. New Zealand Geological Survey Branch Palaeontological Bulletin 7:1-41

Belongs to Pristiophorus according to F. Chapman 1918

See also Keyes 1984

Sister taxa: Pristiophorus cirratus, Pristiophorus japonicus, Pristiophorus laevis, Pristiophorus lanceolata, Pristiophorus lanceolatus, Pristiophorus lineatus, Pristiophorus nudipinnis, Pristiophorus schroederi, Pristiophorus striatus, Pristiophorus suevicus, Pristiophorus tumidens

Type specimen: Its type locality is Napier, which is in a Pliocene coastal horizon in New Zealand

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Napier

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