Acrodus ornatus

Woodward, 1889


Classification: Elasmobranchii Hybodontiformes Acrodontidae

Reference of the original description
Woodward, A.S. (1889)
Catalogue of the fossil fishes in the British Museum. Part. I. British Museum(Natural History): 474 p., fig., 17 pl.

Types
Acrodus ornatus
Holotype: NHMUK: PV P 5275; Paratype: NHMUK: PV P 5275 a;

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Acrodus ornatus sp. nov.; tooth, coronal aspect, three times nat. size, Wealden ; Brixton, I. of Wight, [P. 5275]

Description
Original description of Woodward, 1889 [2593]
Type. Detached tooth; British Museum. An imperfectly known species, founded upon the small tooth, shown, of thrice the natural size, in PI. XIII. fig. 10. The dental coronal contour is low and gently rounded, marked by a longitudinal median wrinkle; the laterally directed wrinkles are short, stout, and marginal, but few extending to the middle line.
Form. & Loc. Wealden; Isle of Wight.
P. 5275, P. 5275 a. Type specimen and a more elongated abraded tooth; Brixton

Remarks
valid after Woodward (1889) p. 296 [2593];


References
Woodward, A.S. (1916)
The fossil fishes of the English Wealden and Purbeck formations. Monograph of the Palaeontographical Society London, 69: 1–48, 18 fig., pl. 1–10.
Woodward, A.S. (1889)
Catalogue of the fossil fishes in the British Museum. Part. I. British Museum(Natural History): 474 p., fig., 17 pl.