Odontaspis macrota Agassiz 1843

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Odontaspididae

Alternative combinations: Lamna macrota, Odontaspis (Synodontaspis) macrotus, Otodus macrotus

Synonyms: Lamna elegans Agassiz 1843, Lamna huttoni Davis 1888, Odontaspis elegans Agassiz 1843

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1843. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome III (livr. 15-16). Imprimérie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel 157-390

Belongs to Odontaspis according to M. Leriche 1942

See also Agassiz 1843, Alessandri 1896, Bohm 1926, Cantalice et al. 2019, Case et al. 2015, Cassier 1966, Chapman 1918, Chapman and Cudmore 1924, Clark 1895, Cuny and Risnes 2005, Davis 1888, Eastman 1904, Ebersole et al. 2019, Hay 1902, Leidy 1873, Long 1992, Long and Stilwell 2000, Maisch et al. 2014, Pledge et al. 2015, Squires 2001, Thurmond and Jones 1981, White 1956 and Woodward 1889

Sister taxa: Lamna (Odontaspis) dubia, Lamna (Odontaspis) duplex, Lamna (Odontaspis) gracilis, Lamna (Odontaspis) rhaphiodon, Lamna (Odontaspis) subulata, Odontaspis actutissima, Odontaspis acutissima, Odontaspis atlasi, Odontaspis attenuata, Odontaspis bicarinatus, Odontaspis bronni, Odontaspis contortidens, Odontaspis ensiculata, Odontaspis exigua, Odontaspis exilis, Odontaspis ferox, Odontaspis heersensis, Odontaspis hopei, Odontaspis incurva, Odontaspis malletiana, Odontaspis sanguinei, Odontaspis vorax, Odontaspis winkleri

Subtaxa: Odontaspis macrota semistriata

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Distribution:

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Florida collection)

• Miocene of Japan (1), Slovakia (1), United States (1: Maryland)

• Oligocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Eocene of Namibia (1), Poland (1), the United Kingdom (27), United States (8: Alabama, Maryland, Oregon, Virginia)

• Paleocene of United States (10: Alabama, Maryland, Virginia)

• Cretaceous of United States (1: North Dakota)

Total: 53 collections each including a single occurrence

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