Lamna compressa Agassiz 1843 (mackerel 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 Lamna according to F. Chapman and F. A. Cudmore 1924

See also Agassiz 1843, Chapman 1918 and Chapman and Pritchard 1904

Sister taxa: Lamna acuminata, Lamna affinis, Lamna apiculata, Lamna barnitzkei, Lamna bronnii, Lamna caurina, Lamna complanata, 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 serra, Lamna sulcata, Lamna trigonata, Lamna twiggsensis, Lamna vincenti

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Australia (1 collection)

• Oligocene of Australia (1), New Zealand (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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