Palaeoscyllium Wagner 1857 (cat shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Scyliorhinidae

Parent taxon: Scyliorhinidae according to C. J. Underwood and D. J. Ward 2004

See also Jordan 1963, Sepkoski 2002, Underwood 2002 and Woodward 1889

Sister taxa: Apristurus, Bythaelurus, Crassescyliorhinus, Foumtizia, Haploblepharus, Megascyliorhininae, Microscyliorhinus, Orthodon, Paramaturus, Parascyllium, Premontreia, Premontreinae, Proscyllium, Pseudotriacis, Pteroscylliinae, Pteroscyllium, Scyliorhinotheca, Scylliodus, Scylliorhininae, Thyellina

Subtaxa: Palaeoscyllium formosum Palaeoscyllium minus Palaeoscyllium tenuidens

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Poland (1 collection), the United Kingdom (1)

• Jurassic of Germany (3), Spain (2), the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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