Acanthias geelongensis Chapman and Pritchard 1904 (dogfish shark)

Chondrichthyes - Plagiostomi - Squalidae

Full reference: F. Chapman and G. B. Pritchard. 1904. Fossil fish remains from the Tertiaries of Australia. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria 17:267-297

Belongs to Acanthias according to F. Chapman and F. A. Cudmore 1924

See also Chapman and Pritchard 1904

Sister taxon: Acanthias appendiculatus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Orphanage Hill, which is in a Langhian marine horizon in Australia

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Miocene of Australia (1 collection)

• Oligocene of Australia (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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