Acrodus wempliae Jordan 1907 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes - Acrodontidae

Full reference: D. S. Jordan. 1907. The fossil fishes of California, with supplementary notes on other species of extinct fishes. University of California Publications, Bulletin of the Department of Geology 5(7):95-144

Belongs to Acrodus according to D. S. Jordan 1907

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 spitzbergensis, Acrodus substriatus, Acrodus sweetlacruzensis, Acrodus undulatus, Acrodus vermicularis, Acrodus vermiformis

Type specimen: Its type locality is UCMP 1013, West end of Bear Cove, which is in a Tuvalian carbonate limestone in the Hosselkus Formation of California

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of United States (2: California collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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