Carcharodon auriculatus Blainville 1818 (white shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Lamnidae

Alternative combinations: Carcharocles auriculatus, Procarcharodon auriculatus, Squalus auriculatus

Belongs to Carcharodon according to S. P. Applegate and L. Espinosa-Arrubarrena 1996

See also Agassiz 1843, Case 1981, Long 1992 and Woodward 1889

Sister taxa: Carcharodon (Procarcharodon), Carcharodon arnoldi, Carcharodon branneri, Carcharodon carcharias, Carcharodon debrayi, Carcharodon disauris, Carcharodon escheri, Carcharodon hastalis, Carcharodon heterodon, Carcharodon hubbelli, Carcharodon humilis, Carcharodon lanceolatus, Carcharodon lanciformis, Carcharodon leptodon, Carcharodon leviathan, Carcharodon megalotis, Carcharodon morricei, Carcharodon orientalis, Carcharodon plicatilis, Carcharodon polygyrus, Carcharodon productus, Carcharodon rectidens, Carcharodon rectus, Carcharodon riversi, Carcharodon rondeleti, Carcharodon semiserratus, Carcharodon subserratus, Carcharodon sulcidens, Carcharodon tembloris, Carcharodon toliapicus, Carcharodon turgidus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Miocene of United States (1: North Carolina collection)

• Oligocene of New Zealand (1), United States (2: Florida, Mississippi)

• Eocene of Antarctica (3), Argentina (1), Egypt (1), Germany (1), Japan (1), Mexico (1), New Zealand (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (9: Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi), Uzbekistan (1)

Total: 25 collections including 26 occurrences

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