Onchus penetrans Bryant 1932 (shark)

Chondrichthyes - Polyspondyli - Onchidae

Full reference: W. L. Bryant. 1932. Lower Devonian Fishes of Bear Tooth Butte, Wyoming. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 71(5):225-254

Belongs to Onchus according to W. L. Bryant 1932

Sister taxa: Onchus arcuatus, Onchus besomensis, Onchus clintoni, Onchus granulatus, Onchus hamatus, Onchus murchisoni, Onchus pennsylvanicus, Onchus quadrisulcatus, Onchus rectus, Onchus semistriatus, Onchus tenuistriatus, Onchus wheathillensis

Type specimen: PU 13504, a limb element ( complete spine in red limestone)

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Beartooth Butte 2 (Devonian of Wyoming)

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