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Proprigalea Johns 1997 (cartilaginous fish)

Chondrichthyes

PaleoDB taxon number: 275513

Full reference: M. J. Johns. 1997. Systematics, in Taxonomy and Biostratigraphy of middle and late Triassic Elasmobranch Ichthyoliths from Northeastern British Columbia. Geological Survey of Canada Bulletin 502:1-238

Parent taxon: Chondrichthyes according to A. Ivanov and T. Klets 2007

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

Subtaxa: Proprigalea languidula, Proprigalea mediglabra, Proprigalea medirugosa

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Type: Proprigalea mediglabra

Ecology: nektonic carnivore