Alopias latidens Leriche 1909 (thresher shark)

Chondrichthyes - Odontaspidida - Alopiidae

Belongs to Alopias according to Leriche 1909

See also White 1956

Sister taxa: Alopias macrourus, Alopias palatasi, Alopias superciliosus, Alopias vulpinus

Subtaxa: Alopias latidens alabamensis Alopias latidens carolinensis

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Austria (1 collection), Japan (1), United States (1: Virginia)

• Oligocene of United States (1: California)

• Eocene of United States (3: Alabama, Louisiana)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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