Odontaspis sanguinei Case 1978 (sand tiger shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Odontaspididae

Full reference: G. R. Case. 1978. A new selachian fauna from the Judith River Formation (Campanian) of Montana. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 160(Lfg. 1-6):176-205

Belongs to Odontaspis according to G. R. Case 1978

Sister taxa: Lamna (Odontaspis) bronnii, Lamna (Odontaspis) dubia, Lamna (Odontaspis) duplex, Lamna (Odontaspis) gracilis, Lamna (Odontaspis) rhaphiodon, Lamna (Odontaspis) subulata, Odontaspis actutissima, Odontaspis acuta, Odontaspis acutissima, Odontaspis bicarinatus, Odontaspis bronni, Odontaspis contortidens, Odontaspis crassidens, Odontaspis exigua, Odontaspis exilis, Odontaspis ferox, Odontaspis hopei, Odontaspis incurva, Odontaspis kaikoraensis, Odontaspis macrota, Odontaspis malletiana, Odontaspis robusta, Odontaspis verticalis, Odontaspis vorax, Odontaspis winkleri

Type specimen: MTA 15, a tooth

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (3: Montana, New Mexico collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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