Carcharodon Smith 1838 (white shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Lamnidae

Synonym: Procarcharodon Casier 1960

Parent taxon: Lamnidae according to A. L. Cione et al. 2012

See also Adnet et al. 2009, Ameghino 1901, Andrews 1906, Applegate and Espinosa-Arrubarrena 1996, Bendix-Almgreen 1983, Cantalice et al. 2019, Case 1980, Case 1981, Chapman 1918, Chapman and Cudmore 1924, Chapman and Pritchard 1904, Compagno 2005, Davis 1888, Donovan and Gunter 2001, Eastman 1904, Ehret et al. 2009, Ehret et al. 2012, Gottfried et al. 1996, Gottfried and Fordyce 2000, Gottfried and Fordyce 2001, Hay 1902, Herman 1975, Jordan 1963, Jordan and Gilbert 1919, Jordan and Gilbert 1919, Jordan and Hanibal 1923, Kent 2018, Kumar and Loyal 1987, Leriche 1942, Maisch et al. 2014, Marsili et al. 2007, Martin 1996, Purdy et al. 2001, Sepkoski 2002, Vicens and Rodríguez-Perea 2003, Weiler 1938, White 1926, Woodward 1889 and Yabe and Hirayama 1998

Sister taxa: Alopecias, Corax, Exoles, Isurus, Lamna, Oxyprinichthys, Plectrostoma, Selanonius, Uyenoa

Subtaxa: Carcharodon (Procarcharodon) Carcharodon arnoldi Carcharodon auriculatus Carcharodon carcharias Carcharodon contortidens Carcharodon debrayi Carcharodon disauris Carcharodon escheri Carcharodon heterodon Carcharodon hubbelli Carcharodon humilis Carcharodon lanceolatus Carcharodon lanciformis Carcharodon leptodon Carcharodon leviathan Carcharodon megalotis Carcharodon morricei Carcharodon nodai Carcharodon orientalis Carcharodon purplei Carcharodon rectidens Carcharodon riversi Carcharodon semiserratus Carcharodon subserratus Carcharodon sulcidens Carcharodon tembloris Carcharodon toliapicus Carcharodon turgidus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (2 collections), Brazil (1), Japan (2), Taiwan (1), United States (10: Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina)

• Mangapanian of New Zealand (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Australia (1)

• Pliocene of Angola (1), Australia (5), Chile (3), Italy (4), Japan (1), Libya (1), Mexico (2), New Zealand (1), South Africa (2), Spain (1), United States (11: California, North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: California)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Chile (2), Japan (1), Mexico (1), South Africa (1), United States (1: California)

• Neogene of South Pacific (2), United States (1: Hawaii)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), Australia (4), Austria (2), Chile (2), Cuba (1), France (2), India (5), Japan (5), Mexico (3), the Netherlands (1), Panama (1), Peru (2), Slovakia (1), South Africa (2), Spain (1), United States (12: California, Florida, North Carolina, Virginia)

• Oligocene of Australia (2), Germany (1), Hungary (1), Japan (1), New Zealand (1), Ukraine (1), United States (2: Florida, Mississippi)

• Eocene of Antarctica (3), Argentina (1), Australia (1), Egypt (1), Germany (1), Jamaica (1), Japan (2), Mexico (1), New Zealand (1), Nigeria (2), the United Kingdom (2), United States (13: Alabama, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, Virginia), Uzbekistan (1)

• Paleocene of United States (2: South Carolina, Virginia)

• Cenozoic of New Zealand (2)

• Cretaceous of New Zealand (1)

Total: 149 collections including 166 occurrences

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