Oxyrhina Agassiz 1843 (mackerel shark)

Chondrichthyes - Odontaspidida - Isuridae

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

Parent taxon: Isuridae according to J. Herman 1975

See also Ameghino 1901, Bohm 1926, Cassier 1966, Chapman and Pritchard 1904, Davis 1888, Eastman 1904, Hay 1902, Jordan 1907, Jordan 1963, Jordan and Hanibal 1923, Leidy 1873, Leriche 1942, White 1926 and Woodward 1889

Sister taxa: Galeolamna, Isuropsis

Subtaxa: Oxyrhina angustidens Oxyrhina crassa Oxyrhina extenta Oxyrhina macrorhiza Oxyrhina mantellii Oxyrhina nova Oxyrhina plicatilis Oxyrhina praecursor Oxyrhina quadrans Oxyrhina sheppeyensis Oxyrhina subbasalis Oxyrhina subinflata Oxyrhina triangularis Oxyrhina trigonodon Oxyrhina uncidens Oxyrhina vanieri Oxyrhina vonhaastii Oxyrhina zippei

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Italy (1 collection), South Africa (1)

• Neogene of South Pacific (4), United States (3: California, Hawaii)

• Miocene of Australia (2), the Czech Republic (1), New Zealand (1), Slovakia (1), United States (5: Maryland, New Jersey, South Carolina)

• Eocene of Egypt (1), Namibia (1), the United Kingdom (4), United States (2: Alabama, Mississippi)

• Paleocene of Denmark (1), United States (1: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of Switzerland (1), United States (1: Texas)

Total: 31 collections including 33 occurrences

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