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Nemacanthus Agassiz 1837 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Synechodontiformes - Paleospinacidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 34668

Synonym: Desmacanthus Quenstedt 1858 (taxon 275507)

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

Parent taxon: Palaeospinacidae according to M. B. Koot et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Macrourogaleus, Palaeospinax, Palaeospinax priscus, Palidiplospinax, Paraorthacodus, Synechodus

Subtaxa: Nemacanthus bosnensis, Nemacanthus elegans, Nemacanthus filifer, Nemacanthus minor, Nemacanthus monilifer

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore