Brachycarcharias twiggsensis Case 1981

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Odontaspididae

Alternative combination: Lamna twiggsensis

Full reference: G. R. Case. 1981. Late Eocene Selachians from South-Central Georgia. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 176(Lfg. 1-3):52-79

Belongs to Brachycarcharias according to J. A. Ebersole et al. 2019

See also Case 1981

Sister taxon: Brachycarcharias lerichei

Type specimen: USNM 32506, a tooth. Its type locality is Huber Kaolin Quarry, which is in an Eocene marine claystone in the Jacksonian Formation of Georgia.

Distribution:

• Eocene of Egypt (1 collection), United States (1: Georgia)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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