Platyspondylus Haug 1905 (sawfish)

Chondrichthyes - Pristiformes - Pristidae

Full reference: E. Haug. 1905. VIII. Paléontologie [VIII. Paleontology]. Documents Scientifiques de la Mission Saharienne. Mission Foureau-Lamy 2:751-832

Parent taxon: Pristidae according to N. Tabaste 1963

See also Cappetta 1987, Haug 1905 and Jordan 1963

Sister taxa: Aktaua, Anoxypristis, Dalpiazia, Ganopristinae, Marckgrafia, Onchopristis, Onchosaurus, Oxypristis, Peyeria, Pristinae, Pristis, Propristis, Schizorhiza

Subtaxa: Platyspondylus foureaui

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at In Abangarit-Tamesna (Cretaceous of Niger)

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