Lamna lata Agassiz 1843 (mackerel shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Lamnidae

Alternative combinations: Cretolamna appendiculata lata, Otodus latus

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 A. S. Woodward 1889

See also Agassiz 1843, Case 1979 and Case and Schwimmer 1988

Sister taxa: Lamna acuminata, Lamna affinis, Lamna apiculata, Lamna barnitzkei, Lamna bronnii, Lamna caurina, Lamna complanata, Lamna compressa, Lamna cornubicus, Lamna crassa, Lamna crassidens, Lamna cuspidata, Lamna denticulata, Lamna divergens, 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: there are no occurrences of Lamna lata in the database

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