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Onchosaurus Gervais 1852 (cartilaginous fish)

Chondrichthyes - Sclerorhynchiformes - Sclerorhynchidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 34695

Full reference: P. Gervais. 1852. Zoologie et Paléontologie Françaises (Animaux Vertébrés) ou Nouvelles Recherches sur les Animaux Vivants et Fossiles de la France [French Zoology and Paleontology (Vertebrate Animals) or New Research on the Living and Fossil Animals of France] 1–3:1-274+

Parent taxon: Pristidae according to N. Tabaste 1963

Sister taxa: Aktaua, Anoxypristis, Dalpiazia, Ganopristinae, Marckgrafia, Onchopristis, Oxypristis, Peyeria, Platyspondylus, Pristinae, Pristis, Propristis, Schizorhiza

Subtaxa: Onchosaurus (Onchosaurus), Onchosaurus pharao, Onchosaurus radicalis

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Type: Onchosaurus radicalis

Ecology: nektonic carnivore