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Pristis hamatus

Chondrichthyes - Rhinopristiformes - Pristidae

Taxonomy
Pristis hamatus was named by White (1926). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Ameki, SE of, which is in a Bartonian deep-water horizon in the Ameki Formation of Nigeria.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1926Pristis hamatus White p. 53

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
superorderBatomorphii
orderRhinopristiformesLast et al. 2016
familyPristidaeBonaparte 1838
genusPristisLinck 1790
specieshamatus

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: marinesubp
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: nektonicc
Diet: carnivorec
Created: 2004-08-17 13:49:23
Modified: 2009-12-13 03:31:01
Source: c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Wagner 2020, Carroll 1988

Age range: base of the Lutetian to the top of the Bartonian or 47.80000 to 38.00000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Nigeria Pristis hamatus (60711)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0Nigeria Pristis hamatus (type locality: 32905)