Lamna serra Woodward 1889 (mackerel shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Lamnidae

Full reference: A. S. Woodward. 1889. Catalogue of the Fossil Fishes in the British Museum (Natural History) Part 1 1-613

Belongs to Lamna according to C. J. Maury 1930

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 cuspidata, Lamna denticulata, Lamna divergens, Lamna lata, Lamna macrorhiza, Lamna manitobensis, Lamna marginalis, Lamna mediavia, Lamna mudgei, Lamna quinquelateralis, Lamna rupeliensis, Lamna sulcata, Lamna trigonata, Lamna twiggsensis, Lamna vincenti

Type specimen: BMNH P.5761, a set of teeth

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Brazil (2 collections), Egypt (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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