Notorynchus Ayers 1855 (cow shark)

Chondrichthyes - Hexanchiformes - Hexanchidae

Parent taxon: Hexanchidae according to A. K. Hastings and A. C. Dooley 2017

See also Nel et al. 1999, Purdy et al. 2001 and Siverson 1997

Sister taxa: Gladioserratus, Heptranchias, Hexanchus, Monopterhinus, Notidanion, Notidanodon, Notidanus, Notorhynchus

Subtaxa: Notorynchus cepedianus Notorynchus maculatus

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Type: Notorynchus maculatus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina collection)

• MN 13 of Portugal (1)

• Miocene of Belgium (1), France (6), the Netherlands (1), Portugal (2), United States (5: Delaware, Florida, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia)

• Oligocene of Germany (1)

• Eocene of New Zealand (1)

• Paleocene of France (1)

Total: 20 collections each including a single occurrence

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