Pristis recurvidens Chapman and Cudmore 1924 (sawfish)

Chondrichthyes - Pristiformes - Pristidae

Full reference: F. Chapman and F. A. Cudmore. 1924. New or little-known fossils in the National Museum, Part XXVII.-Some Cainozoic fish remains, with a revision of the group. Royal Society of Victoria 36(2):107-162

Belongs to Pristis according to F. Chapman and F. A. Cudmore 1924

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 hamatus, Pristis hastingsiae, Pristis lanceolatus, Pristis lathami, Pristis mucrodens, Pristis olbrechtsi, Pristis pectinatus, Pristis pickeringi, Pristis pristis, Pristis prosulcatus, Eopristis reinachi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Beaumaris, which is in a Messinian shoreface sandstone in the Sandringham Sandstone Formation of Australia

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Australia (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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