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Pristis

Chondrichthyes - Pristiformes - Pristidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1790Pristis Linck
1816Pristobatus Blainville
1818Pristibatys Blainville
1825Pristibatis Blainville
1864Myriosteon Gray
1889Pristis Woodward p. 72
1894Pristis Jaekel p. 62
1902Pristis Hay p. 316
1905Pristiopsis Fowler
1905Pristis (Eopristis) Stromer p. 52
1906Pristis Andrews p. 317
1906Eopristis Andrews p. 318
1926Pristis White p. 50
1942Pristis Leriche p. 22
1963Eopristis Jordan p. 602
1963Myriosteon Jordan p. 602
1963Pristibatis Jordan p. 602
1963Pristiopsis Jordan p. 602
1963Pristis Jordan p. 602
1968Pristis Jonet p. 236
1981Pristis Case p. 70
1981Pristis Thurmond and Jones p. 72
1987Pristis Cappetta p. 158
2001Pristis Purdy et al. p. 89
2002Pristis Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Pristis Kriwet
2007Pristis Cicimurri p. 597
2014Pristis Maisch et al. p. 193
2018Pristis Kent p. 122

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Batoidea
orderPristiformes
familyPristidaeBonaparte 1838
genusPristisLinck 1790

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: marinesubp
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: nektobenthico
Diet: carnivoreo
Created: 2009-07-16 15:51:00
Modified: 2009-07-16 17:51:00
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Wagner 2017, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Late/Upper Oxfordian to the top of the Irvingtonian or 161.20000 to 0.30000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 155.7 Ma

Collections (111 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Oxfordian161.2 - 155.7Germany (Niedersachsen) P. dubius (67913)
Cretaceous145.0 - 66.0USA (New Jersey) P. curvidens (132558)
Paleogene66.0 - 23.03Libya P. lyceensis (76981)
Tertiary66.0 - 2.588USA (New Jersey) P. brachyodon (84020) P. curvidens (84019)
Late/Upper Paleocene58.7 - 55.8USA (Mississippi) P. sp. (62872)
Clarkforkian56.8 - 55.8USA (South Carolina) P. sp. (15074)
Eocene56.0 - 33.9USA (Virginia) P. brachyodon (84057)
Ypresian - Priabonian56.0 - 33.9Antarctica (Seymour Island) P. sp. (133687)
Wasatchian55.8 - 50.3USA (Virginia) P. luthami (15595)
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2Italy (Verona) P. bassanii (48159)
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2Uzbekistan P. sp. (62573)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3USA (Alabama) P. sp., P. lathami (13346)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Togo P. lathami (32991)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Nigeria P. lahtami (187560) P. lathami (77257) P. lathami, P. mucrodens, P. hamatus (60711)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3United Kingdom (England) P. lathami (41888 41989 41992 41994 41996 41998)
Lutetian - Bartonian47.8 - 38.0Egypt P. lathami (137538 137541) P. sp. (137540)
Lutetian - Bartonian47.8 - 38.0Antarctica (Seymour Island) P. sp. (53666)
Late/Upper Uintan46.2 - 40.4USA (Texas) P. sp. (16542)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0United Kingdom (England) P. bisulcatus (42639)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (Mississippi) P. lathami (61249)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0Nigeria P. lathami, P. mucrodens, P. hamatus (32905)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (Alabama) P. sp. (205834)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0Libya P. sp. (49942)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (Louisiana) P. lathami (3534)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (North Carolina) P. curvidens (5387)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (New Jersey) P. amblodon (84022)
Bartonian - Late/Upper Eocene41.3 - 33.9Libya P. sp. (48077 55449)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9USA (South Carolina) P. lathami (72046)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Western Sahara P. lathami (96686 96688)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Egypt (Fayum) P. sp. (74737)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9USA (Alabama) P. sp. (45637)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Italy P. bassani (65036)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9USA (Arkansas) P. sp. (16549)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Egypt P. lathami (137546 137548 137551 137554) P. sp. (137568 137569 137570 137586 137588) P. sp., P. lathami (96952 137579 137582)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9USA (Mississippi) P. sp. (45630)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9USA (Louisiana) P. lathami (55251 75638) P. sp. (32925)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9Egypt P. fajumensis, P. lathami (62468)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9USA (Georgia) P. lathami (73434) P. pickeringi (71975)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9United Kingdom (England) P. bisulcatus (42640)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9Australia (South Australia) P. cudmorei (159896)
Early/Lower Oligocene33.9 - 28.4Pakistan (Balochistan) P. lathami (78520)
Rupelian33.9 - 28.1Pakistan P. lathami (150337)
Aquitanian23.03 - 20.44Australia (Tasmania) P. recurvidens (28307)
Aquitanian23.03 - 20.44Panama (Panama) P. sp. (159349)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Venezuela (Paraguana) P. sp. (118106)
Miocene23.03 - 5.333USA (South Carolina) P. ensidens (18506)
Miocene23.03 - 5.333USA (Florida) P. aquitanicus (84060)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97USA (New Jersey) P. amblodon (18587)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97France (Gironde ) P. aquitanicus (161755)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Spain (Mallorca) P. aquitanus (155253)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Pakistan (Balochistan) P. sp. (77783)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Portugal (Lisbon) P. aquitanicus (36628)
Burdigalian - Tortonian20.44 - 7.246France P. aquitanicus (187577)
Hemingfordian20.43 - 15.97USA (Florida) P. sp. (18586)
MN 416.9 - 15.97Egypt P. sp. (53970)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82Australia (South Australia) P. recurvidens (171289)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82Austria (Styria) P. sp. (161934)
Langhian - Serravallian15.97 - 11.62India (Gujarat) P. sp. (203629)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608USA (Florida) P. sp. (161381)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Egypt P. sp. (42060)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608India (Orissa) P. aquitanicus (46343 46360 46365 46366)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Peru P. sp. (176135)
Late/Upper Clarendonian13.6 - 10.3USA (Florida) P. sp. (18554)
Mayoan11.8 - 10.0Peru P. sp. (176133)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Venezuela (Falcon) P. sp. (81491)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Venezuela P. sp. (200111)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Panama P. sp. (187583)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Portugal P. atlanticus (91413)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333USA (Florida) P. sp. (162452)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Japan P. sp. (51997)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Portugal P. sp. (56459)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Venezuela P. pectinata (92751)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Peru P. sp. (176156 176162)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Costa Rica (Limon) P. perotteti, P. pristis (162678)
MN 911.1 - 9.7Portugal P. lanceolatus (65939)
Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9USA (Florida) P. sp. (18556)
Messinian7.246 - 5.333Australia (Victoria) P. recurvidens (46167)
Zanclean5.333 - 3.6USA (North Carolina) P. sp., P. pectinatus (52582)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Angola P. sp. (154111)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (Florida) P. sp. (20400 58089)