Anomotodon cravenensis

CASE, 1980


Classification: Elasmobranchii Lamniformes Mitsukurinidae

Reference of the original description
CASE, G.R. (1980)
A selachian fauna from the Trent Formation, Lower Miocene (Aquitanian) of Eastern North Carolina. Palaeontographica, Abt. A, 171 (1–3): 75–103,6 fig., 10 pl.

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Anomotodon cf. cravenensis

Types
Anomotodon cravenensis
Holotype: AMNH: 9627; Paratype: AMNH: 9620; AMNH: 9621; AMNH: 9622; AMNH: 9624; AMNH: 9625; AMNH: 9626;


Description:


Citation: Anomotodon cravenensis CASE, 1980: In: Database of fossil elasmobranch teeth www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 01/2021

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Description
Original diagnose after Case (1980) p. 83 [390]: Teeth medium to large in dimension, ranging in size from 1 to 3 cm, and averaging about 2 cm, blades flattened and slightly sigmoidal, with no lateral denticles.

Remarks
valid after Case (1980) p. 83 [390];


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Die Neoselachier der Paleokaribik (Pisces: Elasmobranchii). Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg, 119: 1–102
CASE, G.R. (1980)
A selachian fauna from the Trent Formation, Lower Miocene (Aquitanian) of Eastern North Carolina. Palaeontographica, Abt. A, 171 (1–3): 75–103,6 fig., 10 pl.