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Pristis recurvidens

Chondrichthyes - Rhinopristiformes - Pristidae

Taxonomy
Pristis recurvidens was named by Chapman and Cudmore (1924). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Beaumaris, which is in a Messinian shoreface sandstone in the Sandringham Sandstone Formation of Australia.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1924Pristis recurvidens Chapman and Cudmore p. 138 figs. Plate X, Figs. 34, 35

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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
speciesrecurvidens

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 2017, Carroll 1988

Age range: base of the Aquitanian to the top of the Messinian or 23.03000 to 5.33300 Ma

Collections (3 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Aquitanian23.03 - 20.44Australia (Tasmania) Pristis recurvidens (28307)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82Australia (South Australia) Pristis recurvidens (171289)
Messinian7.246 - 5.333Australia (Victoria) Pristis recurvidens (type locality: 46167)