Odontaspis incurva Davis 1888 (sand tiger shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Odontaspididae

Alternative combination: Lamna incurva

Full reference: J. W. Davis. 1888. On fossil-fish remains from the Tertiary and Cretaceous formations of New Zealand. Scientific Transactions of the Royal Dublin Society 4:1-48

Belongs to Odontaspis according to A. S. Woodward 1889

See also Davis 1888

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 kaikoraensis, Odontaspis macrota, Odontaspis malletiana, Odontaspis robusta, Odontaspis sanguinei, Odontaspis verticalis, Odontaspis vorax, Odontaspis winkleri

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of New Zealand (1 collection)

• Oligocene of Australia (1), New Zealand (2)

• Paleocene of Denmark (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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