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Named By: Georg Graf zu Munster in 1843
Time Period: Late Permian
Location: Germany. England
Size: Approximately 1 meter long
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Several specimens usually of the teeth and spines but complete impressions of the whole body are known
Classification: | Chordata | Chondrichthyes | Elasmobranchii | Ctenacanthiformes | Ctenacanthidae |

Wodnika is an extinct genus of shark which lived in the Late Permian period in the present area of Germany and Russia. It measured about 1 m (3.2 ft) in length and its tail shape indicates it was probably a good swimmer. Internally, the cartilage skeleton is preserved on the fossil, which is fairly rare for fossilized sharks.

Read more about Wodnika at Wikipedia
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