Palaeoxyris regularis

Brongniart, 1828

Classification: Elasmobranchii

Reference of the original description
Brongniart, A. (1828)
Essai d'une Flore du grès bigarré. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, 15, 435–460

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Palaeoxyris regularis Brongniart, 1828

Palaeoxyris regularis


Citation: Palaeoxyris regularis Brongniart, 1828: In: Database of fossil elasmobranch teeth, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 01/2023

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Distribution Geographic
Soultz-les-bains, 20 km West of Strassburg, France (type locality) [12040];

Distribution Strategraphy
Grès à Voltzia, Upper Buntsandstein, Middle Triassic, Anisian (type horizont) [12040];

Two type species: body 35 to 40 mm in length, 13 mm in width (CROOKALL 1930). The angle of the ridges is 60° (CROOKALL 1930, MÜLLER 1978). Four to five segments are visible (MÜLLER 1978, FISCHER et al. 2010: four bands).

Type species of the genus Palaeoxyris BRONGNIART, 1828;

Schindler, T. (2012)
Die Fossilien der Pfalz: Altbekanntes und neue Funde. Fossilien, 2012(1), 19–26
Böttcher, R. (2010)
Description of the shark egg capsule Palaeoxyris friessi n. sp. from the Ladinian (Middle Triassic) of SW Germany and discussion of all known egg capsules from the Triassic of the Germanic Basin. Palaeodiversity, 3, 123–139
Schindler, T. & Uhl, D. & Schoch, R. & Wuttke, M. (2009)
Die Fossilgemeinschaften des Buntsandsteins und des basalen Muschelkalks in der Pfalz - Abbilder einer stufenweisen Floren-/Faunen-Erholung nach der Perm-Trias-Krise? Mitteilungen der Pollichia, 94, 11–37
Gall, J.-C. & Grauvogel-Stamm, L. (2005)
The early Middle Triassic 'Grès à Voltzia' Formation of eastern France: a model of environmental refugium. Comptes Rendus Palevol, 4(6–7), 637–652
DOI: 10.1016/j.crpv.2005.04.007
Mader, D. (1984)
Charakteristische Fossilien des mitteleuropäischen Buntsandsteins. Naturwissenschaften, 71, 69–78
Müller, A.H. (1978)
Über Palaeoxyris und andere Eikapseln fossiler Knorpelfische (Chondrichthyes). Freiberger Forschungshefte, C342, 7–28
Crookall, R. (1930)
Further morphological studies in Palaeoxyris, etc. Summary of progress of the Geological Survey of Great Britain and the Museum of Practical Geology for 1929, part III: 8–36
Brongniart, A. (1828)
Prodrome d'une histoire des végétaux fossiles. Paris, 1828
Brongniart, A. (1828)
Essai d'une Flore du grès bigarré. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, 15, 435–460