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Spinax Agassiz 1837 (shark)

Chondrichthyes - Squaliformes - Squalidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 209978

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1837. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome III (livr. 8-9). Imprimérie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel viii-72

Parent taxon: Squalidae according to D. S. Jordan 1963

Sister taxa: Acanthias, Acanthidium, Acanthorhinus, Atractophorus, Centrophoroides, Centroscyllium, Dalatiinae, Entoxychirus, Galeocerdo, Lepidorhinus, Machephilus, Megasqualus, Nasisqualus, Paracentroscyllium, Protosqualus, Scymnodon, Squalinae, Squalus, Trigonognathus, Zameus

Subtaxa: Spinax ellipticus, Spinax laevis, Spinax major

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Type: Spinax major

Ecology: nektonic carnivore