Heterodontus sowasheense Case 1994 (bullhead shark)

Chondrichthyes - Heterodontiformes - Heterodontidae

Belongs to Heterodontus according to Case 1994

Sister taxa: Heterodontus cainozoicus, Heterodontus canaliculatus, Heterodontus carerens, Heterodontus duffini, Heterodontus havreensis, Heterodontus lerichei, Heterodontus lonzeensis, Heterodontus maisierensis, Heterodontus philippi, Heterodontus pineti, Heterodontus portujacksoni, Heterodontus rugosus, Heterodontus semirugosus, Heterodontus upnikensis, Heterodontus wardensis, Heterodontus woodwardi, Cestracion cainozoicus, Cestracion vincenti, Cestracion coleridgensis, Cestracion elongatus, Cestracion francisci, Cestracion longidens, Cestracion sulcatus, Cestracion novozelandicus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Bashi Formation, Meridian, which is in an Eocene marginal marine horizon in the Bashi Formation of Mississippi

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (2: Mississippi, South Carolina collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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