Synodontaspis White 1931 (sand tiger shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Odontaspididae

Alternative spelling: Odontaspis (Synodontaspis)

Parent taxon: Odontaspinae according to J. Herman 1975

See also Case and Schwimmer 1988, Cassier 1966, Marsili et al. 2007, Peng et al. 2001, Sepkoski 2002 and Siverson 1997

Sister taxa: Parodontaspis, Priodontaspis, Pseudoisurus

Subtaxa: Synodontaspis atlasi Synodontaspis hardingi Synodontaspis holmdelensis

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Germany (1 collection)

• Eocene of Morocco (2), Togo (1)

• Paleocene of Denmark (1)

• Cretaceous of Canada (3: Alberta, Saskatchewan), United States (10: Delaware, Georgia, New Jersey, North Carolina)

Total: 18 collections including 20 occurrences

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