Khuffia prolixa

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 prolixa
Holotype: MPUM: 10892;


Description:


Citation: Khuffia prolixa Koot, Cuny, Tintori & Twitchett, 2013: In: Database of fossil elasmobranch teeth www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 12/2021

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Description
Original diagnose after Koot et al. (2013) p. 324 [18013]: Main cusp high and weakly labio-lingually asymmetrical, flanked by 1–2 pairs of moderately high, subrounded lateral cusplets widely separated from the main cusp; lingual or labial pegs absent; crown surface often weakly ornamented with fine striae; strong longitudinal rim lingually at the crown shoulder.

Remarks
valid after Koot et al. (2013) p. 324 [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