Strophodus Agassiz 1838 (bullhead shark)

Chondrichthyes - Heterodontiformes - Heterodontidae

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1838. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome III (livr. 11). Imprimérie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel 73-140

Parent taxon: Heterodontidae according to D. S. Jordan 1963

See also Chapman and Cudmore 1924, Jordan and Hanibal 1923 and Woodward 1916

Sister taxa: Acrodonchus, Amacanthus, Centracion, Centrodus, Chalazacanthus, Cosmacanthus, Drepanephorus, Echinodus, Gyropleurodus, Heterodontus, Hoplonchus, Hybodopsis, Lepracanthus, Lispacanthus, Paracestracion, Proheterodontus, Psilacanthus, Pycnacanthus, Rhabdiodus, Selachidea, Strongyliscus, Styracodus, Tropidodus

Subtaxa: Strophodus asper Strophodus eocenicus Strophodus irregularis Strophodus longidens Strophodus punctatus Strophodus radiatopunctatus Strophodus radiatus Strophodus reticulatus Strophodus subreticulatus

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Type: Strophodus longidens

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Australia (2 collections)

• Eocene of Australia (1)

• Cretaceous of France (1), Switzerland (2)

• Jurassic of Germany (1), Poland (1)

• Triassic of France (1), Germany (1)

Total: 10 collections including 13 occurrences

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