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Heterophorcynus Underwood and Ward 2004 (carpet shark)

Chondrichthyes - Orectolobiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 154898

Full reference: C. J. Underwood and D. J. Ward. 2004. Neoselachian sharks and rays from the British Bathonian (Middle Jurassic). Palaeontology 47(3):447-501

Parent taxon: Orectolobiformes according to C. J. Underwood and D. J. Ward 2004

Sister taxa: Acanthoscyllium, Akaimia, Almascyllium, Annea, Brachaeluridae, Brachaelurus, Cretorectolobus, Crossorhinidae, Dorsetoscyllium, Eostegostoma, Ginglymostomatidae, Hemiscylliidae, Mesiteia, Orectolobidae, Orectoloboides, Orectolobus, Ornatoscyllium, Palaeobrachaelurus, Pararhincodon, Parascylliidae, Rhincodontidae

Subtaxa: Heterophorcynus microdon

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore