Alopias acutidens Casier 1958 (thresher shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Alopiidae

Full reference: E. Casier. 1958. Contribution à l'étude des Poissons fossiles des Antiles. Mémoires Suisses de Paléontologie 74:1-95

Belongs to Alopias according to E. Casier 1958

Sister taxa: Alopias exigua, Alopias grandis, Alopias latidens, Alopias macrourus, Alopias palatasi, Alopias superciliosus, Alopias vulpinus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Bissex Hill, which is in a Priabonian marine siltstone in the Joe's River Formation of Barbados

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Bissex Hill

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