Odontaspis sanguinei Case 1978 (sand tiger shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Odontaspididae

Full reference: G. R. Case. 1978. A new selachian fauna from the Judith River Formation (Campanian) of Montana. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 160(Lfg. 1-6):176-205

Belongs to Odontaspis according to G. R. Case 1978

Sister taxa: Lamna (Odontaspis) dubia, Lamna (Odontaspis) duplex, Lamna (Odontaspis) gracilis, Lamna (Odontaspis) rhaphiodon, Lamna (Odontaspis) subulata, Lamna (Odontaspis) verticalis, Odontaspis actutissima, Odontaspis acutissima, Odontaspis attenuata, Odontaspis bicarinatus, Odontaspis bronni, Odontaspis contortidens, Odontaspis ensiculata, Odontaspis exigua, Odontaspis exilis, Odontaspis ferox, Odontaspis heersensis, Odontaspis hopei, Odontaspis incurva, Odontaspis macrota, Odontaspis malletiana, Odontaspis vorax, Odontaspis winkleri

Type specimen: MTA 15, a tooth

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (3: Montana, New Mexico collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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