Sclerorhynchidae

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Sclerorhynchidae
Temporal range: Albian–55.8
Sclerorhynchidae - Libanopristis hiram.JPG
Libanopristis hiram
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Superorder: Batoidea
Clade: Pristiorajea
Order: Sclerorhynchiformes
Suborder: Sclerorhynchoidei
Family: Sclerorhynchidae
Cappetta, 1974
Genera

Sclerorhynchidae is an extinct family of cartilaginous fish from the Cretaceous and Paleogene belonging to the primitive Batoidea suborder Sclerorhynchiformes.

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  • H. Cappetta. 1974. Sclerorhynchidae nov. fam. Pristidae et Pristiophoridae: un exemple de parallelisme chez Selaciens. Comptes rendus de Academie de Sciences Paris Serie D 278:225-228
  • H. Cappetta. 1980. Les selaciens du Cretace superieur du Liban. II: Batoides. Palaeontolographica Abt. A 168(5-6):149-229
  • J. Kriwet, E. V. Nunn, and S. Klug. 2009. Neoselachians (Chondrichthyes, Elasmobranchii) from the Lower and lower Upper Cretaceous of north-eastern Spain. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 155(2):316-347