Pristis hamatus White 1926 (sawfish)

Chondrichthyes - Pristiformes - Pristidae

Full reference: E. I. White. 1926. Eocene fishes from Nigeria. Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Nigeria 10:1-87

Belongs to Pristis according to E. I. White 1926

Sister taxa: Pristis acutidens, Pristis agassizi, Pristis amblodon, Pristis antiquorum, Pristis aquitanicus, Pristis atlanticus, Pristis attenuatus, Pristis bisulcatus, Pristis brachyodon, Pristis brayi, Pristis caheni, Pristis contortus, Pristis cudmorei, Pristis curvidens, Pristis dubius, Pristis ensidens, Pristis fajumensis, Pristis hastingsiae, Pristis lanceolatus, Pristis lathami, Pristis mucrodens, Pristis olbrechtsi, Pristis pectinatus, Pristis pickeringi, Pristis pristis, Pristis prosulcatus, Pristis recurvidens, Eopristis reinachi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Ameki, SE of, which is in a Bartonian deep-water horizon in the Ameki Formation of Nigeria

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Nigeria (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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