Parotodus benedenii Le Hon 1871 (mackerel shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Otodontidae

Alternative combinations: Oxyrhina benedenii, Uyenoa benedeni, Uyenoa benedenii

Belongs to Parotodus according to B. W. Kent 2018

See also Kuga 1985 and Purdy et al. 2001

Sister taxon: Parotodus benedeni

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina collection)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Japan (1)

• Miocene of Australia (1), Japan (2)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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