Xiphodolamia ensis Leidy 1877 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Odontaspidida - Lamiostomatidae

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1877. Description of vertebrate remains, chiefly from the phosphate beds of South Carolina. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 8:209-260

Belongs to Xiphodolamia according to J. Leidy 1877

Sister taxa: Xiphodolamia barbadica, Xiphodolamia eocaena, Xiphodolamia serrata

Type specimen: Its type locality is Vincentown, Manasquan Fm., which is in a Ypresian marine horizon in the Manasquan Formation of New Jersey

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Germany (1 collection), United States (1: New Jersey)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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