Lamna macrorhiza Cope 1875 (mackerel shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Lamnidae

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1875. The Vertebrata of the Cretaceous formations of the west. Report of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories 2:1-303

Belongs to Lamna according to A. S. Woodward 1889

See also Cope 1875 and Hay 1902

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 lata, 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 macrorhiza in the database

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