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†family Sclerorhynchidae Capetta 1974 (cartilaginous fish)

Chondrichthyes - Sclerorhynchiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 52898

Full reference: H. Capetta. 1974. Sclerorhynchidae nov. fam. Pristidae et Pristiophoridae: un exemple de parallelisme chez Selaciens. Comptes rendus de Academie de Sciences Paris Serie D 278:225-228

Parent taxon: Sclerorhynchoidei according to J. Kriwet et al. 2009

Sister taxon: Ptychotrygonidae

Subtaxa: Ankistrorhynchus, Baharipristis, Biropristis, Borodinopristis, Celtipristis, Ctenopristis, Ganopristis, Ischyrhiza, Kiestus, Libanopristis, Marckgrafia, Micropristis, Onchosaurus, Plicatopristis, Pucapristis, Renpetia, Schizorhiza, Schizorhizinae, Sclerorhynchus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore