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Asteracanthus Agassiz 1837 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes - Hybodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 34484

Synonym: Curtodus Sauvage 1867 (taxon 99873)

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

Parent taxon: Acrodontinae according to M. Romano et al. 2018

Sister taxon: Reticulodus

Subtaxa: Asteracanthus acutus, Asteracanthus granulosus, Asteracanthus magnus, Asteracanthus medius, Asteracanthus minor, Asteracanthus ornatissimus, Asteracanthus papillosus, Asteracanthus semisulcatus, Asteracanthus siderius, Asteracanthus somaensis, Asteracanthus tenuis

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore