Omanoselache contrarius Johns 1997 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes

Alternative combinations: Polyacrodus contrarius, Prolatodon contrarius

Full reference: M. J. Johns. 1997. Systematics, in Taxonomy and Biostratigraphy of middle and late Triassic Elasmobranch Ichthyoliths from Northeastern British Columbia. Geological Survey of Canada Bulletin 502:1-238

Belongs to Omanoselache according to M. B. Koot and G. Cuny 2014

See also Chen et al. 2007 and Pla et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Omanoselache angiolinii, Omanoselache bucheri, Omanoselache halli, Omanoselache hendersoni

Type specimen: GSC 105093, a set of teeth. Its type locality is Aylard Creek East, Laird formation, ACE-1, which is in a Ladinian marine horizon in the Laird Formation of Canada.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of Canada (12: British Columbia collections), China (3), Spain (9)

Total: 24 collections each including a single occurrence

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