Carcharodon sulcidens Agassiz 1843 (white shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Lamnidae

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1843. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome III (livr. 15-16). Imprimérie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel 157-390

Belongs to Carcharodon according to L. Agassiz 1843

See also Adnet et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Carcharodon (Procarcharodon), Carcharodon arnoldi, Carcharodon auriculatus, Carcharodon branneri, Carcharodon carcharias, Carcharodon contortidens, Carcharodon debrayi, Carcharodon disauris, Carcharodon escheri, Carcharodon heterodon, Carcharodon hubbelli, Carcharodon humilis, Carcharodon lanceolatus, Carcharodon lanciformis, Carcharodon leptodon, Carcharodon leviathan, Carcharodon megalotis, Carcharodon morricei, Carcharodon nodai, Carcharodon orientalis, Carcharodon purplei, Carcharodon rectidens, Carcharodon semiserratus, Carcharodon subserratus, Carcharodon tembloris, Carcharodon toliapicus, Carcharodon turgidus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Mexico (1 collection), United States (2: California)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: California)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Mexico (1)

• Miocene of Japan (1), Slovakia (1), United States (3: California)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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