†family Polyacrodontidae Glükman 1964 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes - Polyacrodontidae

Full reference: L. S. Glükman. 1964. Class Chondrichthyes, cartilaginous fishes. Subclass Elasmobranchii (sharks). In D. V. Obruchev (ed.), Fundamentals of Paleontology. Vol. XI. Agnatha, Pisces. Izdatel'stvo "Nauka", Moscow 292-352

Parent taxon: Hybodontoidea according to M. Ginter et al. 2010

See also Biddle 1993, Chhabra and Mishra 2002, Chrzastek 2008, Delsate 2003, Delsate et al. 2002, Duffin 1993, Duffin 1998, Everhart 2004, Johns 1997, Murry 1989, Underwood and Rees 2002 and Yamagishi 2004

Sister taxa: Acrodontidae, Acrorhizodus, Arctacanthus, Asteracanthus semiverrucosus, Asteracanthus verrucosus, Diablodontus, Distobatidae, Homalodontidae, Hybodontidae, Hybodus strictus, Lissodus, Lonchidiidae, Ptychodontidae, Trichorhipis, Tristychiidae

Subtaxa: Diplolonchidion Polyacrodus Roongodus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Brazil (1 collection), Denmark (1), France (2), Kazakhstan (1), Morocco (1), the Russian Federation (2), Spain (7), Sweden (4), the United Kingdom (18), United States (10: Kansas, Texas, Utah, Wyoming), Uzbekistan (1)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of France (2)

• Jurassic of Belgium (1), China (2), France (6), India (1), Kyrgyzstan (2), Tunisia (1)

• Triassic of Belgium (3), Canada (1: British Columbia), China (1), France (7), Germany (4), Greenland (1), India (1), Japan (6), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (5), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (2), the United Kingdom (2), United States (3: Nevada, Texas)

• Permian of China (1), Iran (2), the Russian Federation (3), United States (9: Texas)

Total: 115 collections including 132 occurrences

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