Khuffia lenis

KOOT, CUNY, TINTORI & TWITCHETT, 2013


Classification: Elasmobranchii incert. sedis Sphenacanthidae

Reference of the original description
KOOT, M.B. & CUNY, G. & TINTORI, A. & TWITCHETT, R.J. (2013)
A new diverse shark fauna from the Wordian (Middle Permian) Khuff Formation in the interior Haushi-Huqf area, Sultanate of Oman. Palaeontology, 56 (2): 303–343

Types
Khuffia lenis
Holotype: MPUM: 10882; Paratype: MPUM: 10881;


Description:


Citation: Khuffia lenis KOOT, CUNY, TINTORI & TWITCHETT, 2013: In: Database of fossil elasmobranch teeth www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 06/2021

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Description
Original diagnose after Koot et al. (2013) p. 322 [18013]: Main cusp moderately high and strongly labiolingually asymmetrical, flanked by 2–3 pairs of blunt, subconical lateral cusplets; weak lingual peg present, surmounted by a weak crista and two flanking cristae; small labial node may be present; crown surface smooth or weakly ornamentated with few vertical cristae; longitudinal rim at the crown shoulder both lingually and labially.

Remarks
type species of Khuffia, Koot et al., 2013 p. 322 [18013] by original designation (Art. 68.2 ICZN);

valid after Koot et al. (2013) p. 322 [18013];


References
KOOT, M.B. & CUNY, G. & TINTORI, A. & TWITCHETT, R.J. (2013)
A new diverse shark fauna from the Wordian (Middle Permian) Khuff Formation in the interior Haushi-Huqf area, Sultanate of Oman. Palaeontology, 56 (2): 303–343
DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-4983.2012.01199.x
KOOT, M.B. (2013)
Effects of the late Permian mass extinction on chondrichthyan palaeobiodiversity and distribution patterns. Thesis, University of Plymouth