Sphyrna guinoti Adnet et al. 2020 (hammerhead shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carcharhiniformes - Sphyrnidae

Full reference: S. Adnet, L. Marivaux, H. Cappetta, A.-L. Charruault, E. M. Essid, S. Jiquel, H. K. Ammar, B. Marandat, W. Marzougui, G. Merzeraud, R. Temani, M. Vianey-Liaud, and R. Tabuce. 2020. Diversity and renewal of tropical elasmobranchs around the Middle Eocene Climatic Optimum (MECO) in North Africa: New data from the lagoonal deposits of Djebel el Kébar, Central Tunisia. Palaeontologia Electronica 23(2):a38

Belongs to Sphyrna according to S. Adnet et al. 2020

Sister taxa: Sphyrna americana, Sphyrna denticulata, Sphyrna gibbesii, Sphyrna gilmorei, Sphyrna itoriensis, Sphyrna laevissima, Sphyrna lata, Sphyrna lewini, Sphyrna magna, Sphyrna media, Sphyrna subserrata, Sphyrna tortilis, Sphyrna zygaena

Type specimen: KEB 1-118, a set of teeth. Its type locality is Djebel el Kébar, which is in a Bartonian lagoonal mudstone/sandstone in Tunisia.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Djebel el Kébar

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