Ptychodus mortoni Agassiz 1843 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes - Ptychodontidae

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1843. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome III (livr. 15-16). Imprimérie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel 157-390

Belongs to Ptychodus according to J. Herman 1975

See also Agassiz 1843, Applegate 1970, Thurmond and Jones 1981 and Woodward 1889

Sister taxa: Ptychodus altior, Ptychodus arcuatus, Ptychodus articulatus, Ptychodus belluccii, Ptychodus concentricus, Ptychodus decurrens, Ptychodus depressus, Ptychodus elevatus, Ptychodus gibberulus, Ptychodus latissimus, Ptychodus mahakalensis, Ptychodus mammillaris, Ptychodus marginalis, Ptychodus multistriatus, Ptychodus oweni, Ptychodus paucisulcatus, Ptychodus polygyrus, Ptychodus rugosus, Ptychodus spectabilis, Ptychodus whipplei

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Mexico (1 collection), United States (5: Alabama, Georgia, Kansas, Mississippi)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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