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Pristis Linck 1790 (sawfish)

Chondrichthyes - Rajiformes - Pristidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 34700

Synonyms: Eopristis Stromer 1905 (no. 86292), Myriosteon Gray 1864 (no. 154626), Pristibatis Blainville 1825 (no. 154624), Pristibatys Blainville 1818 (no. 154623), Pristiopsis Fowler 1905 (no. 154627), Pristis (Eopristis) Stromer 1905 (no. 86291), Pristobatus Blainville 1816 (no. 154622)

Parent taxon: Pristidae according to B. W. Kent 2018

Sister taxa: Aktaua, Anoxypristis, Dalpiazia, Ganopristinae, Onchopristis, Oxypristis, Peyeria, Pristinae, Propristis

Subtaxa: Eopristis reinachi, Pristis acutidens, Pristis amblodon, Pristis aquitanicus, Pristis atlanticus, Pristis bisulcatus, Pristis brachyodon, Pristis brayi, Pristis caheni, Pristis contortus, Pristis curvidens, Pristis dubius, Pristis ensidens, Pristis fajumensis, Pristis hamatus, Pristis hastingsiae, Pristis lanceolatus, Pristis lathami, Pristis mucrodens, Pristis olbrechtsi, Pristis pectinatus, Pristis pickeringi, Pristis pristis, Pristis prosulcatus

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Type: Squalus pristis

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore