Tethylamna Cappetta and Case 2016 (sand tiger shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Odontaspididae

Parent taxon: Odontaspidae according to J. A. Ebersole et al. 2019

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

Subtaxa: Tethylamna dunni

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Gueran (Eocene of Western Sahara)

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