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Scapanorhynchus Woodward 1889 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Osteodonti - Scapanorhynchidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 34632

Full reference: A. S. Woodward. 1889. Catalogue of the Fossil Fishes in the British Museum (Natural History) Part 1 1-613

Parent taxon: Mitsukurinidae according to J. P. Biddle 1993

Sister taxa: Anomotodon, Mitsukurina, Rhinognathus, Striatolamia, Woellsteinia

Subtaxa: Scapanorhynchus elongatus, Scapanorhynchus gigas, Scapanorhynchus lewisii, Scapanorhynchus praeraphiodon, Scapanorhynchus rapax, Scapanorhynchus rhaphiodon, Scapanorhynchus subulatus, Scapanorhynchus texanus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore