|Named By:||Ernst Stromer von Reichenbach in 1917|
|Location:||Mostly North Africa, but evidence suggests a cosmopolitan distribution|
|Size:||8 meters long|
|Fossil(s):||Usually just the barbs and parts of the rostrum|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Chondrichthyes | Elasmobranchii | Batoidea | Rajiformes | Pristiformes | Pristidae ||
|Also known as:||| Platyspondylus ||
Onchopristis is a genus of extinct giant sawfish that lived in the Lower Cretaceous to Upper Cretaceous in North Africa and New Zealand. It had an elongated snout lined laterally with barbed teeth.