Physodon secundus Winkler 1876 (mackerel shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Carchariidae

Alternative combination: Trigonodus secundus

Belongs to Physodon according to J. T. Thurmond and D. E. Jones 1981

See also Cassier 1966 and White 1956

Sister taxa: Carcharias (Physodon) quartus, Physodon contortus, Physodon tertius, Physodon triqueter

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Eocene of the United Kingdom (4 collections), United States (2: Alabama)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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