Hypotodus Jaekel 1895 (sand tiger shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Odontaspididae

Parent taxon: Odontaspididae according to J. A. Ebersole et al. 2019

See also Cappetta and Nolf 2005, Case 1978, Herman 1975 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Hypotodus grandis Hypotodus verticalis

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (1 collection), United States (1: Alabama), Uzbekistan (1)

• Cretaceous of United States (22: Delaware, Maryland, Montana, New Jersey, Wyoming)

Total: 25 collections including 26 occurrences

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