Lamna Cuvier 1816 (mackerel shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Lamnidae

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

See also Ameghino 1901, Applegate 1970, Bohm 1926, Case 1981, Cassier 1966, Chapman 1918, Chapman and Cudmore 1924, Davis 1888, Hay 1902, Jordan 1907, Jordan 1963, Jordan and Hanibal 1923, Leriche 1942, Long 1992, Martin 1996, Purdy et al. 2001, Sepkoski 2002, Thurmond 1971, Thurmond and Jones 1981, Weiler 1938 and Woodward 1889

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

Subtaxa: Lamna acuminata Lamna affinis Lamna apiculata Lamna barnitzkei Lamna bronnii Lamna caurina Lamna complanata Lamna compressa Lamna cornubicus Lamna crassa Lamna crassidens Lamna denticulata Lamna divergens Lamna lata Lamna macrorhiza Lamna manitobensis Lamna marginalis Lamna mediavia Lamna mudgei Lamna quinquelateralis Lamna rupeliensis Lamna serra Lamna sulcata Lamna trigonata Lamna twiggsensis Lamna vincenti

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (1 collection), United States (1: Georgia)

• Pliocene of Australia (1), United States (1: North Carolina)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Australia (1), South Africa (1)

• Neogene of Japan (2), South Pacific (2), United States (3: California, Hawaii)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), Australia (6), Austria (2), Chile (1), Japan (1), the Netherlands (3), Slovakia (2), South Africa (1), Tunisia (1), United States (1: Maryland)

• Waitakian of New Zealand (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (1), New Zealand (1)

• Oligocene of Australia (5), Azerbaijan (1), Hungary (1), Japan (1), the Netherlands (3), New Zealand (2), Romania (1)

• Eocene of Antarctica (2), Australia (3), Egypt (2), Japan (1), Namibia (1), Poland (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (5), United States (4: Georgia, Louisiana)

• Paleocene of Denmark (1), United States (5: Alabama, Maryland, New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of Brazil (2), Egypt (2), Germany (2), New Zealand (2), Niger (1), Sweden (1), United States (14: New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas)

Total: 100 collections including 123 occurrences

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