Palaeobrachaelurus mussetti Underwood and Ward 2004 (carpet shark)

Chondrichthyes - Orectolobiformes

Full reference: C. J. Underwood and D. J. Ward. 2004. Neoselachian sharks and rays from the British Bathonian (Middle Jurassic). Palaeontology 47(3):447-501

Belongs to Palaeobrachaelurus according to D. Delsate and R. Felten 2015

See also Underwood and Ward 2004

Sister taxa: Palaeobrachaelurus alisonae, Palaeobrachaelurus aperizostus, Palaeobrachaelurus bedfordensis

Type specimen: BMNH P. 66081, a set of teeth. Its type locality is Watton Cliff, Dorset, oyster-belemnite bed [Frome Clay Fm], which is in a Bathonian marine claystone in the Frome Clay Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of France (1 collection), the United Kingdom (3)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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