Lamna (Odontaspis) rhaphiodon Agassiz 1843 (sand tiger shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Odontaspididae

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

Belongs to Lamna (Odontaspis) according to L. Agassiz 1843

See also Applegate 1970, Hay 1902, Thurmond and Jones 1981 and Woodward 1889

Sister taxa: Lamna (Odontaspis) bronnii, Lamna (Odontaspis) dubia, Lamna (Odontaspis) duplex, Lamna (Odontaspis) gracilis, 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 sanguinei, Odontaspis verticalis, Odontaspis vorax, Odontaspis winkleri

Type specimen: BMNH 4582-3, a set of teeth

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Lamna (Odontaspis) rhaphiodon in the database

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