Polyacrodus polycyphus Agassiz 1843 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes - Polyacrodontidae

Alternative combination: Hybodus polycyphus

Synonym: Orodus triadeus Schmid 1861

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

Belongs to Polyacrodus according to J. G. Maisey 1987

See also Agassiz 1843, Biddle 1993, Jaekel 1889 and Woodward 1889

Sister taxa: Polyacrodus claveringensis, Polyacrodus heterodon, Polyacrodus jiangxiensis, Polyacrodus krafti, Polyacrodus lapalomensis, Polyacrodus minimus, Polyacrodus parvidens, Polyacrodus pyramidalis, Polyacrodus ritchiei, Polyacrodus tiandongensis, Polyacrodus tregoi, Polyacrodus wichitaensis, Polyacrodus zideki

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of France (2 collections), Germany (2)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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