Carcharodon auriculatus Blainville 1818 (white shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Lamnidae

Alternative combinations: Carcharocles auriculatus, Otodus auriculatus, Procarcharodon auriculatus, Squalus auriculatus

Synonym: Carcharodon robustus Davis 1888

Belongs to Carcharodon according to K. M. Cantalice et al. 2019

See also Agassiz 1843, Applegate and Espinosa-Arrubarrena 1996, Case 1981, Chapman 1918, Chapman and Cudmore 1924, Chapman and Pritchard 1904, Davis 1888, Hay 1902, Long 1992, Maisch et al. 2014, Trif et al. 2016 and Woodward 1889

Sister taxa: Carcharodon (Procarcharodon), Carcharodon arnoldi, 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 sulcidens, Carcharodon tembloris, Carcharodon toliapicus, Carcharodon turgidus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Miocene of Australia (2 collections), United States (1: North Carolina)

• Oligocene of Australia (1), New Zealand (1), United States (2: Florida, Mississippi)

• Eocene of Antarctica (3), Argentina (1), Egypt (1), Germany (1), Japan (1), Mexico (1), New Zealand (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (12: Alabama, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi), Uzbekistan (1)

• Cenozoic of New Zealand (1)

• Cretaceous of New Zealand (1)

Total: 33 collections including 34 occurrences

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