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Pleuracanthus Agassiz 1837 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Xenacanthiformes - Xenacanthidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 209484

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

Parent taxon: Xenacanthidae according to R. Zangerl 1981

Sister taxa: Acanthopleurus, Aganodus, Compsacanthus, Diacranodus, Fayolia, Lepacanthus, Lophacanthus, Mooreodontus, Ochlodus, Phricacanthus, Platyacanthus, Plicatodus, Pternodus, Triodus, Wurdigneria, Xenacanthus

Subtaxa: Pleuracanthus arcuatus, Pleuracanthus cylindricus, Pleuracanthus decheni, Pleuracanthus levissimus, Pleuracanthus quadriseriatus, Pleuracanthus robustus

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore