Polyacrodus ritchiei Johnson 1981 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes - Polyacrodontidae

Full reference: G. D. Johnson. 1981. Hybodontoidei (Chondrichthyes) from the Wichita-Albany Group (Early Permian) of Texas. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 1(1):1-41

Belongs to Polyacrodus according to G. D. Johnson 1981

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

Type specimen: SMP-SMU 64555, a tooth. Its type locality is Rattlesnake Canyon RC, which is in an Artinskian marine horizon in the Admiral Formation of Texas.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Rattlesnake Canyon RC

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