Brachycarcharias lerichei Casier 1946 (sand tiger shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Odontaspididae

Alternative combination: Lamna lerichei

Belongs to Brachycarcharias according to J. A. Ebersole et al. 2019

See also Cappetta and Nolf 2005, Cassier 1966 and Maisch et al. 2014

Sister taxon: Brachycarcharias twiggsensis

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Germany (1 collection), the United Kingdom (13), United States (3: Alabama, Mississippi)

Total: 17 collections including 18 occurrences

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