Lamna (Odontaspis) verticalis Agassiz 1843

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Odontaspididae

Alternative combinations: Carcharias verticalis, Hypotodus verticalis, Lamna verticalis, Odontaspis verticalis

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1843. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome III (livr. 15-16). Imprimérie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel 157-390

Belongs to Lamna (Odontaspis) according to L. Agassiz 1843

See also Cappetta and Nolf 2005, Cassier 1966, Hay 1902, Leriche 1942, Thurmond and Jones 1981 and White 1956

Sister taxa: Lamna (Odontaspis) dubia, Lamna (Odontaspis) duplex, Lamna (Odontaspis) gracilis, Lamna (Odontaspis) rhaphiodon, Lamna (Odontaspis) subulata, 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 sanguinei, Odontaspis vorax, Odontaspis winkleri

Distribution:

• Eocene of Germany (1 collection), the United Kingdom (11), United States (1: Alabama), Uzbekistan (1)

• Paleocene of United States (2: Maryland, Mississippi)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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