Rhinognathus lewisii

Davis, 1887


Classification: Elasmobranchii Lamniformes Mitsukurinidae

Reference of the original description
Davis, J.W. (1887)
The fossil fishes of the chalk of Mount Lebanon, in Syria. Scientific Transactions of the Royal Dublin Society, 2(3): 457–636, pl. 14–38.

Types
Rhinognathus lewisii



Description:


Citation: Rhinognathus lewisii Davis, 1887: In: Database of fossil elasmobranch teeth www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 12/2021

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Remarks
type species of Rhinognathus Davis, 1887 p. 480 [628] by monotypy (Art. 68.3 ICZN);

type species of Scapanorhynchus Woodward, 1889 p. 351 [2593] by original designation (Art. 68.2 ICZN);

synonym of Scapanorhynchus lewisii after Woodward (1889) p. 351 [2593]; Cappetta (1980) p. 99 [326]

References
Davis, J.W. (1887)
The fossil fishes of the chalk of Mount Lebanon, in Syria. Scientific Transactions of the Royal Dublin Society, 2(3): 457–636, pl. 14–38.