Carcharoides catticus Philippi 1846 (sand tiger shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Odontaspididae

Alternative combinations: Lamna cattica, Otodus catticus

Belongs to Carcharoides according to B. W. Kent 2018

See also Kocsis 2007, Szabo et al. 2017 and Weiler 1938

Sister taxa: Carcharoides tenuidens, Carcharoides totuserratus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene to Pliocene of Australia (1 collection)

• Miocene of Austria (1), Belgium (1), Hungary (1), Malta (1), Slovakia (1), United States (1: Virginia)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Oligocene of Australia (1), Hungary (2)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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