Odontaspis ensiculata Davis 1888

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Odontaspididae

Alternative combination: Lamna ensiculata

Full reference: J. W. Davis. 1888. On fossil-fish remains from the Tertiary and Cretaceo-Tertiary formations of New Zealand. Scientific Transactions of the Royal Dublin Society 4:1-48

Belongs to Odontaspis according to F. Chapman 1918

See also Davis 1888

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 exigua, Odontaspis exilis, Odontaspis ferox, Odontaspis heersensis, Odontaspis hopei, Odontaspis incurva, Odontaspis macrota, Odontaspis malletiana, Odontaspis sanguinei, Odontaspis vorax, Odontaspis winkleri

Type specimen: Its type locality is Oamaru, which is in a Miocene marine horizon in New Zealand

Distribution: found only at Oamaru

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