Ctenopristis

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Ctenopristis
Temporal range: Maastrichtian
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Pristiformes
Genus: Ctenopristis
Binomial name
Ctenopristis nougareti
Ctenopristis nougareti Arambourg, 1940

Ctenopristis is a prehistoric genus of saw fish whose fossils are found in rocks dating from the Maastrichtian stage. The anterior teeth of Ctenopristis have a high cusp compared to certain other ancient sawfish genera. Ctenopristis fossils can be found in early Maastrichtian strata in Jordan.

Classification[edit]

Species[edit]

  • Ctenopristis nougareti

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