Echinorhinus lapaoi

ANTUNES & CAPPETTA, 2002


Classification: Elasmobranchii Echinorhiniformes Echinorhinidae

Reference of the original description
ANTUNES, M.T. & CAPPETTA, H. (2002)
Sélaciens du Crétacé (Albien-Maastrichtien) d'Angola. Palaeontographica, Abt. A, 264 (5–6): 85–146, 3 fig., pl. 1–12.

Types
Echinorhinus lapaoi
Holotype: MUS: ANG 40;


Description by Pollerspoeck, Juergen:

Benediktinerring 34, D-94569 Stephansposching; juergen.pollerspoeck@shark-references.com
Citation: Echinorhinus lapaoi ANTUNES & CAPPETTA, 2002: In: Database of fossil elasmobranch teeth www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 06/2021

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Distribution Geographic
type locality: Locality 18, Quimbala beach Benguela Basin, Angola [72];
other localities:


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Distribution Strategraphy
Late Campanian, early Maastrichian [72];

Material
several teeth (most fragments) [72];

Description
Original diagnose after ANTUNES & CAPPETTA, 2002 [72]: Echinorhinus à dents de petite taille et de morphologie très simple, à tranchants dépourvus de dentelures ou de denticules mésiaux. Cuspide peu longue et peu effilée.

Remarks
valid after Antunes & Cappetta (2002) p. 86 [72];

Acknowledgment: many thanks to Miguel Telles Antunes for the information about the collection where the holotype is housed (04/2013);

References
CAPPETTA, H. & MORRISON, K. & ADNET, S. (2020)
A shark fauna from the Campanian of Hornby Island, British Columbia, Canada: an insight into the diversity of Cretaceous deep-water assemblages. Historical Biology, in press
DOI: 10.1080/08912963.2019.1681421
ADNET, S. & GUINOT, G. & CAPPETTA, H. & WELCOMME, J.-L. (2012)
Oldest evidence of bramble sharks (Elasmobranchii, Echinorhinidae) in the Lower Cretaceous of southeast France and the evolutionary history of orbitostylic sharks. (plus Supplementary data). Cretaceous Research, 35: 81–87
DOI: 10.1016/j.cretres.2011.11.021
ANTUNES, M.T. & CAPPETTA, H. (2002)
Sélaciens du Crétacé (Albien-Maastrichtien) d'Angola. Palaeontographica, Abt. A, 264 (5–6): 85–146, 3 fig., pl. 1–12.