Scapanorhynchus texanus Roemer 1852 (goblin shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Mitsukurinidae

Alternative combination: Lamna texana

Belongs to Scapanorhynchus according to G. R. Case 1979

See also Case and Schwimmer 1988, Hay 1902 and Leidy 1873

Sister taxa: Scapanorhynchus elongatus, Scapanorhynchus gigas, Scapanorhynchus lewisii, Scapanorhynchus praeraphiodon, Scapanorhynchus rapax, Scapanorhynchus raphiodon, Scapanorhynchus subulatus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (1: New Jersey collection)

• Cretaceous of Egypt (2), Jordan (2), United States (45: Delaware, Georgia, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, Texas, Wyoming)

Total: 50 collections including 51 occurrences

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