Palaeobrachaelurus aperizostus Thies 1983 (carpet shark)

Chondrichthyes - Orectolobiformes

Full reference: D. Thies. 1983. Jurazeitliche Neoselachier aus Deutschland und S-England (Jurassic neoselachians from German and S-England). Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 58:1-116

Belongs to Palaeobrachaelurus according to D. Delsate and R. Weis 2010

See also Thies 1983

Sister taxa: Palaeobrachaelurus alisonae, Palaeobrachaelurus bedfordensis, Palaeobrachaelurus mussetti

Type specimen: SMF 7129, a set of teeth. Its type locality is Moorberg, near Hannover, which is in an Aalenian marine horizon in Germany.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Moorberg, near Hannover

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