Isurus Agassiz 1843 (mako shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Lamnidae

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1843. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome I (livr. 18). Imprimerie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel xxxii-188

Parent taxon: Lamnidae according to L. V. Compagno 2005

See also Antunes and Balbino 2003, Applegate 1970, Bendix-Almgreen 1983, Cantalice et al. 2019, Case 1981, Chapman 1918, Chapman and Cudmore 1924, Cione and Reguero 1994, Deraniyagala 1969, Hastings and Dooley 2017, Hay 1902, Herman 1975, Jordan 1925, Jordan 1963, Jordan and Gilbert 1919, Jordan and Hanibal 1923, Kent 2018, Kuga 1985, Kumar and Loyal 1987, Landini et al. 2019, Marsili et al. 2007, Martin 1996, Miller 1967, Purdy et al. 2001, Sepkoski 2002, Squires 1984, Thurmond and Jones 1981, Vicens and Rodríguez-Perea 2003, Weiler 1938 and Yabe and Hirayama 1998

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

Subtaxa: Isurus desori Isurus escheri Isurus leptodon Isurus minutus Isurus moniwaensis Isurus oxyrinchus Isurus paucus Isurus praecursor Isurus retroflexus Isurus sanctaeclarae Isurus sillimanii Isurus spallanzani

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (1 collection), Japan (3), United States (1: California)

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

• MN 13 of Portugal (2)

• Hemphillian of Costa Rica (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Australia (1), Chile (3), Japan (1), Mexico (1), South Africa (2), United States (2: California)

• Neogene of Madagascar (1)

• Miocene of Australia (12), Austria (2), Brazil (3), Colombia (1), Costa Rica (2), the Czech Republic (1), Denmark (2), France (6), Germany (1), Grenada (3), India (8), Italy (2), Japan (25), Malta (5), Mexico (1), the Netherlands (3), New Zealand (4), Panama (4), Peru (5), Poland (1), Portugal (3), Slovakia (3), South Africa (2), Spain (1), Sri Lanka (2), United States (26: Alaska, California, Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Waitakian of New Zealand (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (1), Peru (1)

• Oligocene of Australia (4), France (1), Hungary (1), Japan (2), the Netherlands (3), New Zealand (1), United States (1: California)

• Eocene of Antarctica (5), Australia (3), Chile (1), Egypt (4), Germany (1), India (2), Japan (1), Jordan (1), Mexico (1), Namibia (1), Nigeria (2), Saudi Arabia (1), Togo (1), the United Kingdom (9), United States (14: California, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oregon, Washington), Uzbekistan (1)

• Paleocene of United States (1: New Jersey)

• Cenozoic of New Zealand (1)

• Cretaceous of New Zealand (2), South Africa (1), Sweden (2), United States (5: New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 246 collections including 309 occurrences

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