Carcharias (Physodon) quartus Bohm 1926 (mackerel shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Carchariidae

Full reference: J. Bohm. 1926. Über Tertiäre versteinerungen von den Bogenfelser diamantfeldern. Beiträge zur geologischen Erforschung der deutschen Schutzgebiete 2:55-87

Belongs to Carcharias (Physodon) according to J. Bohm 1926

Sister taxa: Physodon contortus, Physodon secundus, Physodon tertius, Physodon triqueter

Type specimen: Its type locality is Langental, NE of Bogenfels, which is in a Priabonian shallow subtidal siltstone/sandstone in the Langental Beds Formation of Namibia

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Langental, NE of Bogenfels

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