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Odontaspis macrota

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Odontaspididae

Taxonomy
Otodus macrotus was named by Agassiz (1843) [Eocene; Pacific North America, Atlantic North America, Belgium, Paris Basin, Ukraine, Central Asia, Kazakhstan, Chile, Seymour Island].

It was recombined as Lamna macrota by Woodward (1889); it was recombined as Odontaspis macrota by Bohm (1926), Leriche (1942), White (1956) and Thurmond and Jones (1981); it was recombined as Odontaspis (Synodontaspis) macrotus by Cassier (1966); it was recombined as Carcharias macrota by Long (1992) and Long and Stilwell (2000); it was recombined as Striatolamia macrota by Delete (1843), Cuny and Risnes (2005), Maisch et al. (2014), Pledge et al. (2015), Case et al. (2015), Ebersole et al. (2019) and Cantalice et al. (2019).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1843Otodus macrotus Agassiz p. 273
1843Lamna elegans Agassiz p. 289 figs. Plate XL, b, Fig. 24
1843Striatolamia macrota Delete
1873Lamna elegans Leidy p. 304
1888Lamna huttoni Davis p. 15 figs. Plate III, Figs. 1 a, b, c
1889Odontaspis elegans Woodward p. 360
1889Lamna macrota Woodward p. 401
1895Odontaspis elegans Clark p. 4
1896Odontaspis elegans Alessandri p. 720
1901Odontaspis elegans Eastman p. 104 figs. Plate XIV, Figs. 2a, 2b, 2c, 3a, 3b, 3c
1902Lamna elegans Hay p. 303
1902Otodus macrotus Hay p. 305
1904Odontaspis elegans Eastman p. 79
1918Odontaspis elegans Chapman p. 11
1924Odontaspis elegans Chapman and Cudmore p. 123
1926Odontaspis macrota Bohm p. 76
1942Odontaspis macrota Leriche p. 29
1956Odontaspis macrota White p. 147
1966Odontaspis (Synodontaspis) macrotus Cassier p. 69
1981Odontaspis macrota Thurmond and Jones p. 48
1992Carcharias macrota Long p. 25
2000Carcharias macrota Long and Stilwell p. 349
2005Striatolamia macrota Cuny and Risnes p. 14 fig. 5a
2014Striatolamia macrota Maisch et al. p. 186
2015Striatolamia macrota Case et al. p. 1127
2015Striatolamia macrota Pledge et al. p. 72
2019Striatolamia macrota Cantalice et al. p. 431
2019Striatolamia macrota Ebersole et al. p. 32

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
RankNameAuthor
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Selachii
superorderGaleomorphi
orderLamniformesBerg 1958
familyOdontaspididaeMüller and Henle 1839
genusOdontaspis
speciesmacrota()

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: marinesubp
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: nektonico
Diet: carnivoreo
Created: 2009-07-21 07:05:21
Modified: 2009-07-21 09:05:21
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Wagner 2017, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Campanian to the top of the Tortonian or 83.60000 to 7.24600 Ma

Collections (72 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Cretaceous145.0 - 66.0USA (North Dakota) Odontaspis macrota (84018)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1USA (Maryland) Lamna elegans (127194)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1USA (Delaware) Lamna elegans (127191)
Campanian - Maastrichtian83.6 - 66.0New Zealand (South Island) Lamna huttoni (101382)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Maryland) Lamna elegans (78173)
Paleocene66.0 - 56.0USA (Maryland) Odontaspis macrota (84052)
Paleocene66.0 - 56.0USA (Alabama) Odontaspis macrota (84011)
Paleocene66.0 - 56.0USA (Virginia) Odontaspis macrota (84047 84049)
Thanetian59.2 - 56.0USA (Maryland) Odontaspis elegans, Odontaspis macrota (84045 124191)
Late/Upper Paleocene58.7 - 55.8USA (Virginia) Odontaspis elegans, Odontaspis macrota (84048) Odontaspis macrota (60908)
Late/Upper Paleocene58.7 - 55.8USA (Maryland) Odontaspis elegans, Odontaspis macrota (126867) Odontaspis macrota (84046)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8USA (Maryland) Odontaspis macrota (81880)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8United Kingdom Odontaspis macrota (85229 160682 171509 185917)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8United Kingdom (England) Odontaspis macrota (8050 13299 22743 22804 184513 185903 185904 185905 185913 185930 185932 185933 185934 185935)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8USA (Virginia) Odontaspis macrota (91123)
Ypresian - Lutetian56.0 - 41.3United Kingdom (England) Odontaspis macrota (42664)
Ypresian - Lutetian56.0 - 41.3USA (Oregon) Odontaspis macrota (200872)
Eocene56.0 - 33.9USA (Virginia) Odontaspis macrota (84054 84055 127179)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0United Kingdom (England) Odontaspis macrota (42636 42639 42641)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (Alabama) Odontaspis macrota (83251)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (Oregon) Odontaspis macrota (201281)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0Poland Odontaspis macrota (49750)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Germany Lamna elegans (46086)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Namibia (Sperrgebiet) Lamna elegans, Odontaspis macrota (149316)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9United Kingdom (England) Odontaspis macrota (42634 42635 42640 42644 42662)
Runangan36.0 - 34.3New Zealand Lamna huttoni (89074)
Whitneyan33.3 - 30.8USA (Florida) Odontaspis macrota (17341)
Late/Upper Oligocene - Early/Lower Miocene28.4 - 15.97New Zealand (North Otago) Odontaspis elegans (87888)
Chattian28.1 - 23.03Australia (Victoria) Odontaspis elegans (174143 204313)
Chattian28.1 - 23.03Australia (South Australia) Lamna elegans (45792)
Chattian28.1 - 23.03New Zealand (North Island) Odontaspis elegans (205950)
Chattian28.1 - 23.03Australia (Western Australia) Odontaspis elegans (204314)
Miocene23.03 - 5.333New Zealand (South Island) Odontaspis elegans (202913)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Slovakia Lamna macrota (48642)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97USA (New Jersey) Lamna elegans (18587)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97USA (Maryland) Odontaspis elegans (48884) Odontaspis macrota (57786)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82USA (Maryland) Lamna elegans (55396)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Japan (Shimane) Odontaspis macrotus (52020)
Serravallian13.82 - 11.62Czech Republic (Uvaly) Lamna elegans (148217)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Argentina (Entre Rios) Lamna elegans (13626)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Panama (Colon) Lamna elegans (145196)
Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9USA (Florida) Odontaspis macrota (18556)