Acrodus

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Acrodus
Temporal range: Triassic
Acrodus nobilis Exhibit Museum of Natural History.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Hybodontiformes
Family: Acrodontidae
Genus: Acrodus
Agassiz, 1837

Acrodus is an extinct genus of cartilaginous fish from the Triassic. The species Acrodus anningiae was named in honor of pioneering paleontologist Mary Anning.

Sources[edit]

  • Fossils (Smithsonian Handbooks) by David Ward (Page 199)