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Palaeobates polaris Stensiö 1921 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes - Acrodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 204781

Full reference: E. A. Stensiö. 1921. Triassic Fishes from Spitzbergen, Part I 1-307

Belongs to Palaeobates according to J. Bratvold et al. 2018

Sister taxa: Palaeobates angustissimus, Palaeobates reticulatus, Palaeobates shastensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Mt. Andersson, which is in a Smithian marine shale in the Kongressfjellet Formation of Svalbard and Jan Mayen.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore