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Pseudonotidanus politus Thies 1992 (shark)

Chondrichthyes - Hexanchiformes - Pseudonotidanidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 342962

Alternative combination: Palaeospinax politus

Full reference: D. Thies. 1992. A new species of Palaeospinax (Chondrichthyes, Neoselachii) from the Lower Jurassic Posidonia Shale of southern Germany. Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 66:137-146

Belongs to Pseudonotidanus according to C. J. Underwood and D. J. Ward 2004

Sister taxon: Pseudonotidanus semirugosus

Type specimen: GPIT 1702, a skeleton. Its type locality is Holzmaden (Tubingen collection), which is in a Toarcian marine shale in Germany.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore