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Alopias palatasi Kent 2018

PaleoDB taxon number: 377170

Full reference: B. W. Kent. 2018. The Cartilaginous Fishes (Chimaeras, Sharks, and Rays) of Calvert Cliffs, Maryland, USA. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 100:45-160

Belongs to Alopias according to B. W. Kent 2018

Sister taxa: Alopias exigua, Alopias latidens, Alopias macrourus, Alopias superciliosus, Alopias vulpinus

Type specimen: CMM-V-385, a tooth (anterior tooth). Its type locality is Parker Creek, north, Zone 12, which is in a Langhian estuary/bay claystone in the Calvert Formation of Maryland.