Synechodus tenuis

WOODWARD, 1889


Classification: Elasmobranchii Synechodontiformes Palaeospinacidae

Reference of the original description
WOODWARD, A.S. (1889)
Catalogue of the fossil fishes in the British Museum. Part. I. British Museum (Natural History): 474 p., fig., 17 pl.

Synonyms / new combinations and misspellings
Paraorthacodus tenuis

Types
Synechodus tenuis
Holotype: NHMUK: PV OR 9297; Paratype: NHMUK: PV OR 9297 b; NHMUK: PV OR 9297 a; NHMUK: PV OR 39218;

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Synechodus tenuis sp. nov.; anterior tooth, outer aspect, three times nat. size, Gretmsand; Maidstone, [9297.]

Description
Original description of Woodward, 1889 p. 329 [2593]:
Type. Detached anterior tooth, shown in PI. XI. fig. 21. Coronal cusp of the largo anterior teeth more slender and produced than in the type species, the superficial wrinkles less conspicuous, and apparently confined to the basal portion of the crown ; base-line of the crown much arched.
Form. & Loc. Neo-comian : Kent.
9297. The type specimen, shown, of three times the natural size, in PI. XI. fig. 21, and two less perfect teeth; Iower Greensand, Maidstone. Mantell Coll.

Remarks
valid after Woodward (1889) p. 329 [2593]; Guinot et al. (2013) p. 594 [24889];

synonym of Synechodus dubrisiensis after Ward (2010) p. 282 [13942];


References
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A new partial skeleton of a palaeospinacid shark (Neoselachii, Synechodontiformes) from the Albian of northern France, with a review of the taxonomic history of Early Cretaceous species of Synechodus Woodward, 1888. Geodiversitas, 40 (25): 557-574
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BATCHELOR, T.J. & WARD, D.J. (1990)
Fish remains from a temporary exposure of Hythe Beds (Aptian-Lower Cretaceous) near Godstone, Surrey. Mesozoic Research, 2: 181–203
WOODWARD, A.S. (1889)
Catalogue of the fossil fishes in the British Museum. Part. I. British Museum (Natural History): 474 p., fig., 17 pl.