Cretodus sulcatus

(Geinitz, 1843)

Classification: Elasmobranchii Lamniformes Cretoxyrhinidae

Reference of the original description
Geinitz, H.B. (1843)
Die Versteinerungen von Kieslingswalda im Glatzischen und Nachtrag zur Charakteristik des sächsisch-böhmischen Kreidegebirges. 1–19, pl. 1–6.

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Lamna aff. sulcata, Semiplicatodus sulcatus

Cretodus sulcatus


Citation: Cretodus sulcatus (Geinitz, 1843): In: Database of fossil elasmobranch teeth, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 12/2021

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