Carcharias collata Eastman 1904 (sand shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Odontaspididae

Full reference: C. R. Eastman. 1904. Systematic Paleontology: Pisces. Maryland Geological Survey Miocene, Text 71-93

Belongs to Carcharias according to F. Chapman and F. A. Cudmore 1924

See also Eastman 1904

Sister taxa: Carcharias (Odontaspis), Carcharias acutissima, Carcharias acutus, Carcharias clavata, Carcharias clavatus, Carcharias eocaenus, Carcharias gibbesii, Carcharias gustrowensis, Carcharias lomitae, Carcharias melanopterus, Carcharias ornatus, Carcharias reticulata, Carcharias sanctaecrucis, Carcharias striatula, Carcharias taurus, Carcharias tenuis, Carcharias victoriae, Carcharias virgatulus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Plum Point, south, Zone 10, which is in a Burdigalian estuary/bay sandstone in the Calvert Formation of Maryland

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

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

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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