Heterodontus de Blainville 1816 (bullhead shark)

Chondrichthyes - Heterodontiformes - Heterodontidae

Synonyms: Cestracion Cuvier 1817, Heterodontobatis Landemaine 1991

Parent taxon: Heterodontidae according to I. Feichtinger et al. 2022

See also Arambourg 1927, Biddle 1993, Bohm 1926, Cahuzac et al. 2007, Cappetta 1975, Cappetta and Case 1999, Case et al. 2015, Casier 1946, Cassier 1966, Chapman 1918, Chapman and Cudmore 1924, Chapman and Pritchard 1904, Cicimurri et al. 2014, Delsate 2003, Ebersole et al. 2019, Fedorowski 1912, Guinot et al. 2014, Guinot et al. 2013, Herman 1977, Jordan 1963, Kriwet 1999, Kriwet et al. 2009, Müller and Diedrich 1991, Pledge et al. 2015, Popov et al. 2024, Sepkoski 2002, Siversson and Machalski 2017, Thies 1983, Thurmond and Jones 1981, Underwood 2002, Underwood 2004, Underwood and Mitchell 1999, Weiler 1938 and Woodward 1889

Sister taxa: Acrodonchus, Amacanthus, Centracion, Centrodus, Chalazacanthus, Drepanephorus, Echinodus, Gyropleurodus, Hoplonchus, Hybodopsis, Lepracanthus, Lispacanthus, Paracestracion, Proheterodontus, Psilacanthus, Pycnacanthus, Rhabdiodus, Selachidea, Strongyliscus, Styracodus, Tropidodus

Subtaxa: Cestracion cainozoicus Cestracion coleridgensis Cestracion elongatus Cestracion francisci Cestracion longidens Cestracion novozelandicus Cestracion prisca Cestracion sulcatus Heterodontobatis paucicarinata Heterodontus boussioni Heterodontus cainozoicus Heterodontus canaliculatus Heterodontus carerens Heterodontus creamridgensis Heterodontus duffini Heterodontus havreensis Heterodontus laevis Heterodontus lerichei Heterodontus lonzeensis Heterodontus maisierensis Heterodontus philippi Heterodontus pineti Heterodontus polonicus Heterodontus portujacksoni Heterodontus rugosus Heterodontus semirugosus Heterodontus sowasheense Heterodontus upnikensis Heterodontus vincenti Heterodontus wardensis Heterodontus woodwardi

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (2: California collections)

• Pliocene of Australia (1), Italy (1), Japan (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Australia (2), Mexico (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Argentina (2), Australia (8), Brazil (1), Costa Rica (1), Cuba (1), Egypt (1), Madagascar (1), New Zealand (1), Panama (1), Peru (1), Portugal (1), United States (8: California, Maryland, North Carolina)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (1), Australia (1)

• Oligocene of Australia (2), Hungary (1), Japan (2), United States (1: California)

• Eocene of Australia (1), Egypt (3), France (1), Namibia (1), New Zealand (1), the Russian Federation (3), Saudi Arabia (1), Ukraine (3), the United Kingdom (9), United States (13: Alabama, California, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oregon, South Carolina, Virginia), Uzbekistan (1)

• Paleocene of Denmark (1), United States (2: California, Maryland)

• Cretaceous of Algeria (1), Austria (1), France (12), Germany (1), Israel (1), Kazakhstan (1), Lithuania (4), Poland (4), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (1), Sweden (5), Ukraine (5), the United Kingdom (12), United States (8: Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, South Carolina, Texas)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of France (2)

• Jurassic of France (1), Germany (2), Luxembourg (6), the United Kingdom (1)

• Triassic of Poland (1)

Total: 154 collections including 187 occurrences

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