Odontaspis winkleri Leriche 1905 (sand tiger shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Odontaspididae

Alternative combination: Odontaspis (Synodontaspis) winkleri

Belongs to Odontaspis according to M. Leriche 1942

See also Bohm 1926, Cappetta and Nolf 2005, Cassier 1966, Ebersole et al. 2019 and Long 1992

Sister taxa: Lamna (Odontaspis) dubia, Lamna (Odontaspis) duplex, Lamna (Odontaspis) gracilis, Lamna (Odontaspis) rhaphiodon, Lamna (Odontaspis) subulata, Odontaspis actutissima, Odontaspis acutissima, Odontaspis atlasi, 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

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Eocene of Antarctica (2 collections), Canada (1: Northwest Territory), Germany (1), Namibia (1), the United Kingdom (14), United States (2: Mississippi, Virginia), Uzbekistan (1)

• Paleocene of New Zealand (6), United States (3: Arkansas, Maryland, Mississippi)

Total: 31 collections each including a single occurrence

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