Odontaspis Agassiz 1843 (sand tiger shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Odontaspididae

Alternative spelling: Lamna (Odontaspis)

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

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

See also Agassiz 1843, Alessandri 1896, Ameghino 1901, Bendix-Almgreen 1983, Bohm 1926, Cantalice et al. 2019, Cappetta and Nolf 2005, Case 1978, Case 1979, Case 1981, Chapman 1918, Chapman and Cudmore 1924, Chapman and Pritchard 1904, Ciobanu 1977, Davis 1888, Eastman 1904, Hay 1902, Herman 1975, Jordan 1963, Leriche 1942, Long 1992, Mors et al. 2000, Purdy et al. 2001, Sepkoski 2002, Squires 1984, Weiler 1938, White 1926 and Woodward 1889

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

Subtaxa: Lamna (Odontaspis) dubia Lamna (Odontaspis) duplex Lamna (Odontaspis) gracilis Lamna (Odontaspis) rhaphiodon Lamna (Odontaspis) subulata Lamna (Odontaspis) verticalis Odontaspis actutissima Odontaspis acutissima Odontaspis attenuata Odontaspis bicarinatus Odontaspis bronni Odontaspis contortidens Odontaspis ensiculata Odontaspis exigua Odontaspis exilis Odontaspis ferox Odontaspis heersensis Odontaspis hopei Odontaspis incurva Odontaspis macrota Odontaspis malletiana Odontaspis sanguinei Odontaspis vorax Odontaspis winkleri

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of South Africa (1 collection), United States (1: Maryland)

• Pliocene of Argentina (1), Australia (1), Ecuador (1), Italy (1), Japan (1), United States (1: California)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Australia (2), Mexico (1)

• Neogene of Madagascar (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), Australia (7), Austria (2), the Czech Republic (1), Denmark (2), France (4), Germany (2), Italy (1), Japan (7), Madagascar (1), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (4), Panama (1), Poland (2), Slovakia (3), South Africa (1), Spain (5), Tunisia (2), United States (14: California, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Virginia)

• Waitakian of New Zealand (2)

• Oligocene to Miocene of New Zealand (1)

• Oligocene of Australia (9), Hungary (1), Japan (4), Kazakhstan (1), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (5), Romania (1), United States (5: California, Florida, Mississippi, North Carolina)

• Eocene of Antarctica (2), Australia (3), Canada (1: Northwest Territory), Egypt (1), Germany (2), Mexico (1), Namibia (1), New Zealand (2), Nigeria (3), Poland (1), the United Kingdom (37), United States (25: Alabama, California, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oregon, Texas, Virginia), Uzbekistan (3)

• Paleocene of Denmark (1), New Zealand (6), Nigeria (1), the Russian Federation (1), Saudi Arabia (2), Sweden (2), United States (16: Alabama, California, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Dakota, Virginia)

• Dannevirke of New Zealand (1)

• Cretaceous of Canada (2: Alberta, Saskatchewan), Egypt (1), France (1), Japan (1), Mexico (1), Mozambique (1), New Zealand (2), the Russian Federation (1), Switzerland (8), Tunisia (1), United States (39: Alabama, Delaware, Maryland, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Texas, Wyoming)

Total: 276 collections including 370 occurrences

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