Acrodus alexandrae Wemple 1906 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes - Acrodontidae

Full reference: E. M. Wemple. 1906. New Cestraciont teeth from the west-American Triassic. University of California Publications, Bulletin of the Department of Geology 5(4):71-73

Belongs to Acrodus according to E. M. Wemple 1906

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

Type specimen: UCMP 9874, a tooth. Its type locality is Fisher Canyon, west Humboldt Range, which is in an Anisian/Ladinian marine horizon in Nevada.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of United States (2: Nevada collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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