Archaeolamna Siverson 1992 (mackerel shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Archaeolamnidae

Parent taxon: Archaeolamnidae according to T. D. Cook et al. 2011

See also Biddle 1993, Peng et al. 2001, Sepkoski 2002 and Siverson 1997

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Archaeolamna kopingensis Archaeolamna yangtzeensis

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Cretaceous of Australia (1 collection), Canada (5: Alberta, Saskatchewan), Kazakhstan (1), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (1), Sweden (4), United States (5: Colorado, Kansas, Montana, South Carolina)

Total: 18 collections each including a single occurrence

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