Onchopristis Stromer 1917 (sawfish)

Chondrichthyes - Pristiformes - Pristidae

Alternative spelling: Onychopristis

Parent taxon: Pristidae according to J. T. Thurmond 1971

See also Arambourg 1940, Cappetta 1987, Chiplonkar and Ghare 1977, Jordan 1963, Keyes 1977 and Suarez and Cappetta 2004

Sister taxa: Aktaua, Anoxypristis, Dalpiazia, Ganopristinae, Oxypristis, Peyeria, Pristinae, Pristis, Propristis

Subtaxa: Onchopristis dunklei Onchopristis numidus Onchopristis pharao

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Algeria (2 collections), Egypt (1), France (2), India (1), Libya (1), Morocco (6), New Zealand (2), Niger (1), Tunisia (1), United States (10: Minnesota, Texas)

Total: 27 collections each including a single occurrence

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