Lamna obliqua Agassiz 1843 (mackerel shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Lamnidae

Alternative combination: Otodus obliquus

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1843. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome III (livr. 15-16). Imprimérie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel 157-390

Belongs to Lamna according to A. S. Woodward 1889

See also Agassiz 1843, Applegate and Espinosa-Arrubarrena 1996, Cassier 1966, Clark 1895, Cope 1868, Cvancara and Hoganson 1993 and Leriche 1942

Sister taxa: Lamna acuminata, Lamna affinis, Lamna barnitzkei, Lamna clavata, Lamna complanata, Lamna compressa, Lamna crassa, Lamna denticulata, Lamna divergens, Lamna lata, Lamna lerichei, Lamna macrorhiza, Lamna mediavia, Lamna mudgei, Lamna ornata, Lamna rupeliensis, Lamna serra, Lamna sulcata, Lamna trigonata, Lamna twiggsensis, Lamna vincenti

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (2: Maryland collections)

• Eocene of Australia (1), Germany (1), New Zealand (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Senegal (1), the United Kingdom (12), United States (4: Virginia)

• Paleocene of France (1), Kazakhstan (2), United States (7: Maryland, New Jersey, South Carolina, Virginia)

Total: 33 collections including 36 occurrences

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