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Odontaspis ensiculata

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Odontaspididae

Taxonomy
Lamna ensiculata was named by Davis (1888). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Oamaru, which is in a Miocene marine horizon in New Zealand.

It was recombined as Odontaspis ensiculata by Chapman (1918).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1888Lamna ensiculata Davis p. 18 figs. Plate III, Figs. 6-7
1918Odontaspis ensiculata Chapman p. 12

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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
speciesensiculata()

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: Miocene or 23.03000 to 5.33300 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Miocene23.03 - 5.333New Zealand (South Island) Lamna ensiculata (204196)