Egertonodus basanus Egerton 1845 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes - Hybodontidae

Alternative combinations: Hybodus basanus, Orthybodus basanus

Belongs to Egertonodus according to C. J. Underwood and J. Rees 2002

See also Jaekel 1898, Maisey 1987, Woodward 1889, Woodward 1916 and Woodward 1919

Sister taxa: Egertonodus duffini, Egertonodus fraasi

Type specimen: Museum of Practical Geology, a skull

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Morocco (1 collection), Spain (1), Sweden (2), the United Kingdom (21), United States (1: Maryland)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Morocco (4)

• Jurassic of France (1)

Total: 31 collections each including a single occurrence

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