Leptostyrax Williston 1900 (mackerel shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Eoptolamnidae

Parent taxon: Eoptolamnidae according to J. Kriwet et al. 2008

See also Hay 1902, Jordan 1963, Sepkoski 2002 and Siverson 1997

Sister taxa: Eoptolamna, Protolamna

Subtaxa: Leptostyrax bicuspidatus

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Type: Leptostyrax bicuspidatus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Cretaceous of Australia (1 collection), United States (7: Kansas, Texas)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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