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Ctenoptychius ordii Davis 1881 (cartilaginous fish)

Chondrichthyes

PaleoDB taxon number: 104836

Full reference: J. W. Davis. 1881. Notes on the fish-remains of the bone-bed at Aust, near Bristol; with the description of some new genera and species. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 37:414-426

Belongs to Chondrichthyes according to A. S. Woodward 1889

Sister taxa: Ancistriodus, Anodontacanthus, Areyonga, Batacanthus, Batomorphii, Bradyodontida, Desmiodontida, Duplisuggestus, Elasmobranchii, Elegestolepis, Eucentrurus, Ewingia, Fasciodus, Galeorhinidae, Geisacanthus, Gracilisuggestus, Hamatus, Holocephali, Holocephalimorpha, Iniopterygia, Leonotus, Machichnus, Mongolepididae, Proprigalea, Ptomacanthus, Pucapumpella, Rhinobatiformes, Simmorius, Stemmatias, Subterbranchialia, Thaumatacanthus, Xystracanthus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Aust Cliff bone bed (Ord coll, Bristol), which is in a Rhaetian coastal conglomerate in the Westbury Formation of the United Kingdom

Ecology: nektonic carnivore