Carcharias lomitae Jordan and Hanibal 1923 (sand shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Odontaspididae

Full reference: D. S. Jordan and H. Hanibal. 1923. Fossil sharks and rays of the Pacific slope of North America. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 22:27-63

Belongs to Carcharias according to D. S. Jordan and H. Hanibal 1923

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

Type specimen: LSJU 974, a tooth. Its type locality is Lomita Quarry, which is in a Pleistocene marine marl in the Lomita Marl Formation of California.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Lomita Quarry

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