Cretoxyrhina Glikman 1958 (mackerel shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Cretoxyrhinidae

Parent taxon: Cretoxyrhinidae according to K. Shimada 1997

See also Biddle 1993 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Cretoxyrhina mantelli

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Brazil (1 collection), Canada (2: Saskatchewan), the Congo-Brazzaville (1), France (1), Jordan (1), Kazakhstan (1), the Russian Federation (1), Sweden (3), United States (11: Alabama, Colorado, Kansas, New Jersey)

Total: 22 collections each including a single occurrence

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