Cretodus Sokolov 1965 (mackerel shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Cretoxyrhinidae

Parent taxon: Cretoxyrhinidae according to J. P. Biddle 1993

See also Case and Schwimmer 1988 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Cretolamna, Cretoxyrhina, Dallasiella, Paraisurus, Plicatolamna, Serratolamna

Subtaxa: Cretodus borodini Cretodus semiplicatus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (3: Saskatchewan collections), France (1), India (1), Italy (1), Kazakhstan (1), Sweden (2), Tunisia (2), United States (19: Alabama, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Minnesota, New Jersey, New Mexico, South Carolina, South Dakota, Utah)

Total: 30 collections including 34 occurrences

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