Pristis Linck 1790 (sawfish)

Chondrichthyes - Pristiformes - Pristidae

Synonyms: Eopristis Stromer 1905, Myriosteon Gray 1864, Pristibatis Blainville 1825, Pristibatys Blainville 1818, Pristiopsis Fowler 1905, Pristis (Eopristis) Stromer 1905, Pristobatus Blainville 1816

Parent taxon: Pristidae according to B. W. Kent 2018

See also Andrews 1906, Cappetta 1987, Case 1981, Cicimurri 2007, Jaekel 1894, Jonet 1968, Jordan 1963, Kriwet 2005, Leriche 1942, Purdy et al. 2001, Sepkoski 2002, Thurmond and Jones 1981, White 1926 and Woodward 1889

Sister taxa: Aktaua, Anoxypristis, Dalpiazia, Ganopristinae, Onchopristis, Oxypristis, Peyeria, Pristinae, Propristis

Subtaxa: Eopristis reinachi Pristis acutidens Pristis amblodon Pristis aquitanicus Pristis atlanticus Pristis bisulcatus Pristis brachyodon Pristis brayi Pristis caheni Pristis contortus Pristis curvidens Pristis dubius Pristis ensidens Pristis fajumensis Pristis hamatus Pristis hastingsiae Pristis lanceolatus Pristis lathami Pristis mucrodens Pristis olbrechtsi Pristis pectinatus Pristis pickeringi Pristis pristis Pristis prosulcatus

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Type: Squalus pristis

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (2: Florida collections)

• Pliocene of Angola (1), United States (1: North Carolina)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene of Austria (1), Costa Rica (1), Egypt (2), France (2), India (4), Japan (1), Pakistan (1), Panama (2), Peru (4), Portugal (4), Spain (1), United States (7: Florida, New Jersey, South Carolina), Venezuela (3)

• Oligocene of Pakistan (2)

• Eocene of Antarctica (2), Australia (1), Egypt (17), Italy (2), Libya (3), Nigeria (4), Togo (1), the United Kingdom (8), United States (17: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia), Uzbekistan (1), Western Sahara (2)

• Paleocene of United States (2: Mississippi, South Carolina)

• Tertiary of United States (2: New Jersey)

• Paleogene of Libya (1)

• Cretaceous of United States (1: New Jersey)

• Jurassic of Germany (1)

Total: 105 collections including 118 occurrences

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