Otodus tricuspis Agassiz 1843 (mackerel shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Otodontidae

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

Belongs to Otodus according to L. Agassiz 1843

Sister taxa: Otodus (Carcharocles), Otodus (Otodus), Otodus divaricatus, Otodus isoelicus, Otodus koerti, Otodus lanceolatus, Otodus levis, Otodus megalodon, Otodus obliquus, Otodus recticonus, Otodus subplicatus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Otodus tricuspis in the database

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