Lamna mediavia Leriche 1942 (mackerel shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Lamnidae

Full reference: M. Leriche. 1942. Contribution a l'etude des faunes ichthyologiques marines des terrains tertiaires de la plaine cotiere Atlantique et du centre des Etats-Unis. Memoires de la Societe Geologique de France (Nouvelle Serie) 45:1-111

Belongs to Lamna according to Leriche 1940

Sister taxa: Lamna acuminata, Lamna affinis, Lamna apiculata, Lamna barnitzkei, Lamna bronnii, Lamna caurina, Lamna complanata, Lamna compressa, Lamna cornubicus, Lamna crassa, Lamna crassidens, Lamna denticulata, Lamna divergens, Lamna lata, Lamna macrorhiza, Lamna manitobensis, Lamna marginalis, Lamna mudgei, Lamna quinquelateralis, Lamna rupeliensis, Lamna serra, Lamna sulcata, Lamna trigonata, Lamna twiggsensis, Lamna vincenti

Type specimen: Its type locality is Prarie Creek, which is in a Paleocene marine horizon in Alabama

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (1: Alabama collection)

• Cretaceous of United States (1: North Dakota)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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