Polyacrodus tregoi Rieppel et al. 1996 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes - Polyacrodontidae

Full reference: O. Rieppel, R. Kindlimann, and H. Bucher. 1996. A new fossil fish fauna from the Middle Triassic (Anisian) of north-western Nevada. Mesozoic Fishes - Systematics and Paleoecology 501-512

Belongs to Polyacrodus according to O. Rieppel et al. 1996

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

Type specimen: FMNH PF14280, a tooth. Its type locality is Favret Canyon, Augusta Mountains, Bed HB 0, which is in a Bithynian offshore grainstone in the Favret Formation of Nevada.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Favret Canyon, Augusta Mountains, Bed HB 0

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