Scapanorhynchus subulatus Agassiz 1843 (goblin shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Mitsukurinidae

Alternative combination: Lamna subulata

Synonyms: Lamna carinata Davis 1888, Odontaspis kaikoraensis Davis 1888

Belongs to Scapanorhynchus according to A. S. Woodward 1889

See also Chapman 1918, Davis 1888 and Hay 1902

Sister taxa: Scapanorhynchus elongatus, Scapanorhynchus gigas, Scapanorhynchus lewisii, Scapanorhynchus praeraphiodon, Scapanorhynchus rapax, Scapanorhynchus raphiodon, Scapanorhynchus texanus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (1: Maryland collection)

• Cretaceous of Brazil (1), New Zealand (2), Switzerland (1), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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