Orthacanthus platypternus

(Cope, 1884)

Classification: Elasmobranchii Xenacanthiformes Diplodoselachidae

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Diacranodus platypternus, Didymodus platypternus, Orthacanthus aff. platypternus, Xenacanthus platypternus

Orthacanthus platypternus


Citation: Orthacanthus platypternus (Cope, 1884): In: Database of fossil elasmobranch teeth www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 12/2021

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