Hemipristis serra

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Hemipristis serra
Hemipristis serra.jpg
Fossil tooth of Hemipristis serra
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Superorder: Selachimorpha
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Hemigaleidae
Genus: Hemipristis
Species: H. serra
Binomial name
Hemipristis serra
(Agassiz, 1843)

Hemipristis serra is an extinct species of weasel shark which existed during the Miocene epoch. It was described by Louis Agassiz in 1843.[1]


  1. ^ Miocene, Volume 2, Part 1 Miocene, Maryland Geological Survey. Johns Hopkins Press, 1904.