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Cretorectolobus Case 1978 (carpet shark)

Chondrichthyes - Orectolobiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 34582

Full reference: G. R. Case. 1978. A new selachian fauna from the Judith River Formation (Campanian) of Montana. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 160(Lfg. 1-6):176-205

Parent taxon: Orectolobiformes according to C. J. Underwood et al. 1999

Sister taxa: Acanthoscyllium, Akaimia, Almascyllium, Annea, Brachaeluridae, Brachaelurus, Crossorhinidae, Dorsetoscyllium, Eostegostoma, Ginglymostomatidae, Hemiscylliidae, Heterophorcynus, Mesiteia, Orectolobidae, Orectoloboides, Orectolobus, Ornatoscyllium, Palaeobrachaelurus, Pararhincodon, Parascylliidae, Rhincodontidae

Subtaxa: Cretorectolobus olsoni

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore