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Hemipristis Agassiz 1843 (ground shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Hemigaleidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 34646

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1843. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome III (livr. 15-16). Imprimérie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel 157-390

Parent taxon: Hemigaleidae according to L. V. Compagno 2005

Sister taxa: Chaenogaleus, Hemigaleus, Moerigaleus, Paragaleus

Subtaxa: Hemipristis chiconis, Hemipristis curvatus, Hemipristis elongata, Hemipristis heteropleurus, Hemipristis lavigniensis, Hemipristis paucidens, Hemipristis serra, Hemipristis wyattdurhami

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore