Orpodon Cappetta and Nolf 2005 (sand tiger shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Odontaspididae

Full reference: H. Cappetta and D. Nolf. 2005. Révision de quelques Odontaspididae (Neoselachii: Lamniformes) du Paléocène et de l'Eocène du Bassin de la mer du Nord. Bulletin de l'institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Sciences de la Terre 75:237-266

Parent taxon: Odontaspididae according to H. Cappetta and D. Nolf 2005

Sister taxa: Araloselachus, Brachycarcharias, Carcharias, Carcharoides, Cenocarcharias, Eostriatolamia, Glueckmanotodus, Hypotodus, Lamninae, Mennerotodus, Odontaspinae, Odontaspis, Palaeohypotodus, Pseudodontaspis, Sylvestrilamia, Tethylamna

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Orpodon in the database

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