†order Rhinopristiformes Last et al. 2016 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Rhinopristiformes

Parent taxon: Batomorphii according to J. A. Ebersole et al. 2019

See also Cantalice et al. 2019

Sister taxa: Rajiformes, Sclerorhynchiformes

Subtaxa: Pristidae

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (2: Florida collections)

• Pliocene of Angola (1), Colombia (1), Italy (1), Libya (1), South Africa (1), United States (1: North Carolina)

• MN 13 of Portugal (1)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene of Australia (3), Austria (1), Colombia (1), Costa Rica (1), Egypt (2), France (2), India (5), Japan (1), Pakistan (1), Panama (2), Peru (5), Portugal (5), Spain (1), United States (7: Florida, New Jersey, South Carolina), Venezuela (4)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Peru (1)

• Oligocene of Pakistan (2), United States (1: North Carolina)

• Eocene of Antarctica (2), Australia (1), Egypt (33), France (1), Italy (2), Libya (3), Namibia (1), Nigeria (4), Togo (1), the United Kingdom (8), United States (20: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia), Uzbekistan (1), Western Sahara (2)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Mali (1)

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

• Tertiary of United States (2: New Jersey)

• Paleogene of Libya (1)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of Mali (1)

• Cretaceous of Algeria (4), Egypt (2), France (4), India (1), Jordan (3), Libya (1), Mali (1), Mexico (2), Morocco (9), New Zealand (2), Niger (8), Syria (4), Tunisia (1), United States (14: Minnesota, Montana, New Jersey, South Carolina, Texas)

• Jurassic of Germany (1)

Total: 198 collections including 262 occurrences

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