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Lamna (Odontaspis) verticalis

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Odontaspididae

Taxonomy
Lamna (Odontaspis) verticalis was named by Agassiz (1843).

It was recombined as Carcharias verticalis by Hay (1902); it was recombined as Odontaspis verticalis by Leriche (1942), White (1956) and Thurmond and Jones (1981); it was recombined as Lamna verticalis by Cassier (1966); it was recombined as Hypotodus verticalis by Cappetta and Nolf (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1843Lamna (Odontaspis) verticalis Agassiz p. 294 figs. Plate 37a, Fig. 31
1902Carcharias verticalis Hay p. 302
1942Odontaspis verticalis Leriche p. 29
1956Odontaspis verticalis White p. 131
1966Lamna verticalis Cassier p. 81
1981Odontaspis verticalis Thurmond and Jones p. 51
2005Hypotodus verticalis Cappetta and Nolf p. 244

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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
genusLamna
subgenusOdontaspis
speciesverticalis

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 Late/Upper Paleocene to the top of the Middle Eocene or 58.70000 to 37.20000 Ma

Collections (17 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Paleocene66.0 - 56.0USA (Maryland) Odontaspis verticalis (84052)
Late/Upper Paleocene58.7 - 55.8USA (Mississippi) Carcharias verticalis (62872)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8United Kingdom Lamna verticalis (160682)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8United Kingdom (England) Hypotodus verticalis (3260) Lamna verticalis (8050 13299 185913)
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2Uzbekistan Hypotodus verticalis (45701)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3USA (Alabama) Hypotodus verticalis (13346)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3United Kingdom (England) Hypotodus verticalis (41888 41989 41992 41994 41996 41998)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Germany Hypotodus verticalis (121968)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9USA (Alabama) Odontaspis verticalis (45637)