Acrodus cuneocostatus Cuny et al. 2001 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes - Acrodontidae

Full reference: G. Cuny, O. Rieppel, and P. M. Sander. 2001. The shark fauna from the Middle Triassic (Anisian) of north-western Nevada. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 133:285-301

Belongs to Acrodus according to G. Cuny et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Acrodus acutus, Acrodus alexandrae, Acrodus anningiae, Acrodus braunii, Acrodus cretaceus, Acrodus dolloi, Acrodus emmonsi, Acrodus flemingianus, Acrodus gaillardoti, Acrodus georgii, Acrodus hirudo, Acrodus humilis, Acrodus illingworthi, Acrodus jaeckeli, Acrodus keuperinus, Acrodus lateralis, Acrodus nitidus, Acrodus nobilis, Acrodus olsoni, Acrodus oppenheimeri, Acrodus oreodontus, Acrodus paranense, Acrodus scaber, Acrodus spitzbergensis, Acrodus substriatus, Acrodus sweetlacruzensis, Acrodus undulatus, Acrodus vermicularis, Acrodus vermiformis, Acrodus wempliae

Type specimen: Its type locality is Favret Canyon, Augusta Mountains, Bed HB 0, which is in a Bithynian offshore grainstone in the Favret Formation of Nevada

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of the Russian Federation (5 collections), United States (1: Nevada)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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