Carcharias victoriae Chapman and Cudmore 1924 (sand shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Odontaspididae

Full reference: F. Chapman and F. A. Cudmore. 1924. New or little-known fossils in the National Museum, Part XXVII.-Some Cainozoic fish remains, with a revision of the group. Royal Society of Victoria 36(2):107-162

Belongs to Carcharias according to F. Chapman and F. A. Cudmore 1924

Sister taxa: Carcharias (Odontaspis), Carcharias acutissima, Carcharias acutus, Carcharias clavata, Carcharias clavatus, Carcharias collata, Carcharias eocaenus, Carcharias gibbesii, Carcharias gustrowensis, Carcharias lomitae, Carcharias melanopterus, Carcharias ornatus, Carcharias reticulata, Carcharias sanctaecrucis, Carcharias striatula, Carcharias taurus, Carcharias tenuis, Carcharias virgatulus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Beaumaris, which is in a Messinian shoreface sandstone in the Sandringham Sandstone Formation of Australia

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Beaumaris

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