Carcharoides Ameghino 1901 (sand tiger shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Odontaspididae

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1901. L' age des Formations sedimentaires de Patagonie. Anales de la Sociedad Cientifica Argentina 52:189-197

Parent taxon: Odontaspididae according to B. W. Kent 2018

See also Ameghino 1901, Chapman and Cudmore 1924, Herman 1975, Jordan 1963, Sepkoski 2002 and Szabo et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Araloselachus, Brachycarcharias, Carcharias, Cenocarcharias, Eostriatolamia, Glueckmanotodus, Hypotodus, Lamninae, Mennerotodus, Odontaspinae, Odontaspis, Orpodon, Palaeohypotodus, Pseudodontaspis, Sylvestrilamia, Tethylamna

Subtaxa: Carcharoides catticus Carcharoides tenuidens Carcharoides totuserratus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Miocene to Pliocene of Australia (1 collection)

• Miocene of Australia (2), Austria (1), Malta (1), Slovakia (1), United States (1: Virginia)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Oligocene of Australia (4), Hungary (2)

Total: 14 collections including 17 occurrences

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