†subfamily Odontaspinae Herman 1975 (sand tiger shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Odontaspididae

Full reference: J. Herman. 1975. Les Selaciens de sterrains neocretaces and paleocenes de Belgique and des contrees limitrophes Elements d'une biostratigraphie intercontinentale. Memoires pour servier a l'explications des Cartes geologiques et minieres de la Belgique 15:1-401

Parent taxon: Odontaspidae according to J. Herman 1975

Sister taxa: Araloselachus, Brachycarcharias, Carcharias, Carcharoides, Cenocarcharias, Eostriatolamia, Glueckmanotodus, Hypotodus, Lamninae, Mennerotodus, Odontaspis, Orpodon, Palaeohypotodus, Pseudodontaspis, Sylvestrilamia, Tethylamna

Subtaxa: Parodontaspis Priodontaspis Pseudoisurus Synodontaspis

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Germany (1 collection)

• Eocene of Morocco (2), Togo (1)

• Paleocene of Denmark (1)

• Cretaceous of Canada (3: Alberta, Saskatchewan), the Russian Federation (1), United States (11: Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, New Jersey, North Carolina)

Total: 20 collections including 22 occurrences

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