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Falcatus Lund 1985 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Symmoriiformes - Falcatidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 34440

Full reference: R. Lund. 1985. The morphology of Falcatus falcatus (St. John and Worthen), a Mississippian stethacanthid chondrichthyan from the Bear Gulch Limestone of Montana. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 5(1):1-19

Parent taxon: Falcatidae according to M. Ginter et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Damocles, Denaea, Ozarcus

Subtaxa: Falcatus falcatus, Falcatus hamatus, Falcatus proclivus

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Type: Physonemus falcatus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore