Pristis ensidens Leidy 1855 (sawfish)

Chondrichthyes - Rhinopristiformes - Pristidae

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1855. Indications of five species, with two new genera, of extinct Fishes. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 7:414

Belongs to Pristis according to O. P. Hay 1902

See also Leriche 1942

Sister taxa: Pristis acutidens, Pristis agassizi, Pristis amblodon, Pristis antiquorum, Pristis aquitanicus, Pristis atlanticus, Pristis attenuatus, Pristis bisulcatus, Pristis brachyodon, Pristis brayi, Pristis caheni, Pristis contortus, Pristis cudmorei, Pristis curvidens, Pristis dubius, Pristis fajumensis, Pristis hamatus, Pristis hastingsiae, Pristis lanceolatus, Pristis lathami, Pristis mucrodens, Pristis olbrechtsi, Pristis pectinatus, Pristis pickeringi, Pristis pristis, Pristis prosulcatus, Pristis recurvidens, Eopristis reinachi

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Ashley River (Miocene Marl) (Miocene of South Carolina)

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