Physodon Müller and Henle 1839 (mackerel shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Carchariidae

Alternative spelling: Carcharias (Physodon)

Parent taxon: Carchariidae according to M. Leriche 1942

See also Bohm 1926, Cassier 1966, Holman and Case 1988, Jordan 1963, Thurmond and Jones 1981 and Weiler 1938

Sister taxa: Oxytes, Triglochis

Subtaxa: Carcharias (Physodon) quartus Physodon contortus Physodon secundus Physodon tertius Physodon triqueter

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Miocene of Portugal (1 collection), United States (2: Maryland)

• Oligocene of Hungary (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Eocene of Namibia (1), the United Kingdom (5), United States (3: Alabama), Uzbekistan (2)

Total: 16 collections including 19 occurrences

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