Protospinax bilobatus Underwood and Ward 2004 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Euselachii - Protospinacidae

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 Protospinax according to D. Delsate and R. Felten 2015

See also Underwood and Ward 2004

Sister taxa: Protospinax annectans, Protospinax carvalhoi, Protospinax lochensteinensis, Protospinax magnus, Protospinax muftius, Protospinax planus

Type specimen: BMNH P. 66124, 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: nektonic carnivore


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

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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