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Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Cretoxyrhinidae

Cretoxyrhina was named by Glikman (1958) [Sepkoski's age data: K Ceno K Sant Sepkoski's reference number: 884]. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Cretoxyrhinidae.

It was assigned to Cretoxyrhinidae by Biddle (1993) and Shimada (1997); and to Lamniformes by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1958Cretoxyrhina Glikman
1993Cretoxyrhina Biddle p. 205
1997Cretoxyrhina Shimada p. 275
2002Cretoxyrhina Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
orderLamniformesBerg 1958
familyCretoxyrhinidaeGl├╝ckman 1958
genusCretoxyrhinaGlikman 1958

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.

No diagnoses are available
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 Cenomanian to the top of the Early/Lower Campanian or 99.60000 to 70.60000 Ma

Collections (22 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Albian - Cenomanian105.3 - 93.9Russian Federation (Belgorod) C. sp. (32314)
Late/Upper Albian - Early/Lower Cenomanian105.3 - 93.5Kazakhstan C. denticulata (175010)
Late/Upper Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Sweden Isurus mantelli (70427)
Late/Upper Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5USA (Colorado) C. mantelli (132505)
Middle Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Canada (Saskatchewan) C. mantelli (52997)
Middle Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5USA (Kansas) C. mantelli (94538 106008)
Middle Cenomanian - Late/Upper Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5USA (Colorado) C. mantelli (35429)
Turonian93.9 - 89.8USA (Kansas) C. mantelli (102879)
Early/Lower Turonian93.5 - 89.3Brazil (Sergipe) C. sp. (143064)
Late/Upper Turonian - Early/Lower Santonian93.5 - 83.5Canada (Saskatchewan) C. mantelli (23369)
Coniacian89.8 - 86.3France (Charente) C. mantelli (161749)
Late/Upper Coniacian89.3 - 85.8USA (Kansas) C. mantelli (118156)
Santonian86.3 - 83.6USA (Kansas) C. mantelli (94652)
Santonian86.3 - 83.6USA (Alabama) Isurus mantelli (81928)
Late/Upper Santonian85.8 - 83.5Jordan C. mantelli (62538)
Middle Santonian85.8 - 83.5USA (Kansas) C. mantelli (49045)
Late/Upper Santonian - Early/Lower Campanian85.8 - 70.6USA (Alabama) Isurus mantelli (82043)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1Sweden (Skane) C. mantelli (106411)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1Sweden C. mantelli (102883)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1Congo-Brazzaville Oxyrhina mantelli (191894)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (New Jersey) Isurus mantelli (99138)