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Palaeobates reticulatus Duffin 1998 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes - Acrodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 256678

Full reference: C. J. Duffin. 1998. New shark remains from the British Rhaetian (latest Triassic) 2. Hybodonts and palaeospinacids. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Monatshefte 1998(4):240-256

Belongs to Palaeobates according to C. J. Duffin 1998

Sister taxa: Palaeobates angustissimus, Palaeobates polaris, Palaeobates shastensis

Type specimen: CD18, a set of teeth. Its type locality is Microlestes Quarry, Frome, which is in a Rhaetian fissure fill claystone/sandstone in the United Kingdom.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore