Lamna cuspidata Agassiz 1843 (mackerel shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Lamnidae

Alternative combinations: Araloselachus cuspidata, Carcharias (Odontaspis) cuspidata, Carcharias cuspidata, Carcharias cuspidatus, 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 Lamna according to J. Leidy 1873

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, Hay 1902, Kent 2018, Leriche 1942, Marsili et al. 2007, Nagao 1928, Purdy et al. 2001, Szabo et al. 2017 and Woodward 1889

Sister taxa: Lamna acuminata, Lamna affinis, Lamna apiculata, Lamna barnitzkei, Lamna bronnii, Lamna caurina, Lamna complanata, Lamna compressa, Lamna cornubicus, Lamna crassa, Lamna crassidens, Lamna denticulata, Lamna divergens, Lamna lata, Lamna macrorhiza, Lamna manitobensis, Lamna marginalis, Lamna mediavia, Lamna mudgei, Lamna quinquelateralis, Lamna rupeliensis, Lamna serra, Lamna sulcata, Lamna trigonata, Lamna vincenti

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 (1), Germany (3), Italy (2), Japan (1), the Netherlands (1), Poland (2), Portugal (2), 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 (1), the Netherlands (2), Romania (2), United States (1: South Carolina)

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

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

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

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

Total: 80 collections including 82 occurrences

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