Alopecias Canto 1886 (mackerel shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Lamnidae

Parent taxon: Lamnidae according to M. Leriche 1942

See also Bohm 1926, Jordan 1963 and Woodward 1889

Sister taxa: Carcharodon, Exoles, Isurus, Lamna, Oxyprinichthys, Plectrostoma, Selanonius, Uyenoa

Subtaxa: Alopecias grandis Alopecias smithwoodwardi

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (2: South Carolina, Virginia collections)

• Eocene of Namibia (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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