Polyacrodus Jaekel 1889 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes - Polyacrodontidae

Alternative spelling: Hybodus (Polyacrodus)

Full reference: O. Jaekel. 1889. Die Selachier aus dem oberen Muschelkalk lothringens. Abhandlungen zur Geologischen Specialkarte von Elsass-Lothringen, Band 3 4:273-332

Parent taxon: Polyacrodontidae according to M. Ginter et al. 2010

See also Biddle 1993, Chhabra and Mishra 2002, Delsate et al. 2002, Duffin 1998, Everhart 2004, Herman 1975, Johns 1997, Jordan 1963, Maisey 1987, Sepkoski 2002, Underwood and Rees 2002 and Yamagishi 2004

Sister taxa: Diplolonchidion, Roongodus

Subtaxa: Polyacrodus claveringensis Polyacrodus heterodon Polyacrodus jiangxiensis Polyacrodus krafti Polyacrodus lapalomensis Polyacrodus minimus Polyacrodus parvidens Polyacrodus polycyphus Polyacrodus pyramidalis Polyacrodus ritchiei Polyacrodus tiandongensis Polyacrodus tregoi Polyacrodus wichitaensis Polyacrodus zideki

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Type: Hybodus polycyphus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Brazil (1 collection), Denmark (1), France (2), Kazakhstan (1), Morocco (1), the Russian Federation (2), Spain (7), Sweden (4), the United Kingdom (18), United States (10: Kansas, Texas, Utah, Wyoming), Uzbekistan (1)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of France (2)

• Jurassic of Belgium (1), China (2), France (6), India (1), Kyrgyzstan (2), Tunisia (1)

• Triassic of Belgium (3), China (1), France (7), Germany (4), Greenland (1), India (1), Japan (6), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (5), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (2), the United Kingdom (2), United States (2: Nevada, Texas)

• Permian of China (1), Iran (2), the Russian Federation (3), United States (9: Texas)

Total: 113 collections including 130 occurrences

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