Araloselachus cuspidatus Agassiz 1843 (sand tiger shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Odontaspididae

Alternative combinations: Araloselachus cuspidata, Carcharias (Odontaspis) cuspidata, Carcharias cuspidata, Carcharias cuspidatus, Lamna cuspidata, Odontaspis (Synodontaspis) cuspidata, Odontaspis cuspidata, Sylvestrilamia cuspidata, Synodontaspis cuspidata

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1843. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome III (livr. 15-16). Imprimérie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel 157-390

Belongs to Araloselachus according to J. A. Villafaña et al. 2020

See also Agassiz 1843, Antunes and Balbino 2003, Cappetta and Nolf 2005, Case 1981, Chapman and Cudmore 1924, Chapman and Pritchard 1904, Cicimurri and Knight 2009, Ciobanu 1977, Eastman 1904, Gibbes 1847, Hay 1902, Kent 2018, Kocsis 2007, Leidy 1873, Leriche 1942, Marsili et al. 2007, Nagao 1928, Purdy et al. 2001, Rapp 1946, Stromer 1910, Szabo et al. 2017 and Woodward 1889

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Taiwan (1 collection), United States (1: Georgia)

• Pliocene of Argentina (1), United States (1: North Carolina)

• MN 13 of Portugal (1)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene of Australia (6), Austria (4), the Czech Republic (1), France (5), Germany (4), Hungary (1), Italy (2), Japan (1), the Netherlands (1), Poland (2), Portugal (3), Slovakia (4), Spain (6), United States (9: Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Virginia)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (1)

• Oligocene of France (1), Germany (3), Hungary (2), the Netherlands (2), Romania (2), United States (1: South Carolina)

• Eocene of Australia (3), Germany (1), Japan (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (5: Georgia, Maryland, Texas, Virginia)

• Paleocene of Togo (1), United States (5: Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (1: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of United States (5: Delaware, Maryland)

Total: 91 collections including 93 occurrences

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