Acrodus spitzbergensis Hulke 1873 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes - Acrodontidae

Full reference: I. W. Hulke. 1873. Memorandum on some fossil vertebrate remains collected by the Swedish expeditions to Spitzbergen in 1864 and 1868. Bihang Till Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 1(9):1-11

Belongs to Acrodus according to J. Bratvold et al. 2018

See also Błażejowski 2004, Hulke 1873, Rieppel et al. 1996 and Stensiö 1918

Sister taxa: Acrodus acutus, Acrodus alexandrae, Acrodus anningiae, Acrodus braunii, Acrodus cretaceus, Acrodus cuneocostatus, Acrodus dolloi, Acrodus emmonsi, Acrodus flemingianus, Acrodus gaillardoti, Acrodus georgii, Acrodus hirudo, Acrodus humilis, Acrodus illingworthi, Acrodus jaeckeli, Acrodus keuperinus, Acrodus lateralis, Acrodus nitidus, Acrodus nobilis, Acrodus olsoni, Acrodus oppenheimeri, Acrodus oreodontus, Acrodus paranense, Acrodus scaber, Acrodus substriatus, Acrodus sweetlacruzensis, Acrodus undulatus, Acrodus vermicularis, Acrodus vermiformis, Acrodus wempliae

Type specimen: Its type locality is Saurie Hook, Ice Fjord, which is in a Spathian marine limestone in Svalbard and Jan Mayen

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of Japan (6 collections), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (7), United States (1: Nevada)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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