Anomotodon Arambourg 1952 (goblin shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Mitsukurinidae

Parent taxon: Mitsukurinidae according to J. A. Ebersole et al. 2019

See also Biddle 1993, Case et al. 2015, Long 1992 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Mitsukurina, Rhinognathus, Scapanorhynchus, Striatolamia, Woellsteinia

Subtaxa: Anomotodon multidenticulata Anomotodon plicatus Anomotodon principialis

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (1: North Carolina collection)

• Eocene of Antarctica (1), Egypt (2), Germany (1), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (4: Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Paleocene of France (1), United States (1: Mississippi)

• Cretaceous of Bulgaria (1), Israel (2), Lebanon (1), Sweden (4), Syria (3), United States (2: New Mexico, Texas)

Total: 27 collections including 28 occurrences

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