Sylvestrilamia teretidens

(White, 1931)

Classification: Elasmobranchii Lamniformes Odontaspididae

Reference of the original description
White, E.I. (1931)
The vertebrate faunas of the English Eocene. I. From the Thanet Sands to the Basement Bed of the London Clay. British Museum(Natural History): 121 p., 162 fig.

Image of the original description

Odontaspis (Synodontaspis) cuspidata teretidens WHITE, 1931, Fig. 16-44 in White, 1931

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Carcharias teretidens, Eugomphodus teretidens, Odontaspis aff. teretidens, Odontaspis cuspidata teretidens, Odontaspis teretidens, Odontaspis (Synodontaspis) cuspidata teretidens, Odontaspis (Synodontaspis) teretidens, Striatolamia teretidens, Synodontaspis teretidens

Sylvestrilamia teretidens

Odontaspis (Synodontaspis) cuspidata teretidens
Holotype: NHMUK: P.15089;

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Citation: Sylvestrilamia teretidens (White, 1931): In: Database of fossil elasmobranch teeth, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 12/2021

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Sylvestrilamia teretidens (WHITE, 1931), Eocene of the Paris Basin © Jean-Francois LHOMME,

Original diagnose after White (1931) p. 53 [2532]: A small form of O. cuspidata usually with faint striae at base of inner face of crown; Lateral teeth with small and blunt lateral denticles and smaller and narrower crowns than in O. c. hopei Agassiz.

valid after Cappetta & Nolf (2005) p. 250 [366];

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