Pristiophorus Bleeker 1859 (saw shark)

Chondrichthyes - Pristiophoriformes - Pristiophoridae

Parent taxon: Pristiophoridae according to C. J. Underwood and J. Schlogl 2013

See also Jordan 1963, Long 1992 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Pristiophorus cirratus Pristiophorus lanceolatus Pristiophorus striatus

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Type: Pristis cirratus

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Australia (1 collection), Japan (1), New Zealand (1), United States (2: California)

• MN 13 of Portugal (1)

• Miocene of Australia (2), Colombia (1), France (2), Japan (3), the Netherlands (1), Panama (1), Peru (1), Portugal (1), Slovakia (4), United States (1: North Carolina)

• Eocene of Antarctica (3), Egypt (3), France (1), Jordan (2), New Zealand (1)

• Cretaceous of Israel (1), Lebanon (1), Madagascar (1)

Total: 36 collections each including a single occurrence

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