Isurus desori Sismonda 1849 (mako shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Lamnidae

Belongs to Isurus according to M. T. Antunes and A. C. Balbino 2003

See also Chapman 1918, GarcĂ­a et al. 2009 and Kuga 1985

Sister taxa: Isurus escheri, Isurus leptodon, Isurus minutus, Isurus moniwaensis, Isurus oxyrinchus, Isurus paucus, Isurus praecursor, Isurus retroflexus, Isurus sanctaeclarae, Isurus sillimanii, Isurus spallanzani

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Spain (1 collection)

• MN 13 of Portugal (2)

• Miocene of Australia (3), Austria (1), France (1), Germany (1), Japan (13), New Zealand (1), Peru (1), Portugal (2), Slovakia (2), United States (1: Florida)

• Oligocene of Australia (3), France (1), Japan (2)

• Cenozoic of New Zealand (1)

• Cretaceous of New Zealand (1)

Total: 37 collections each including a single occurrence

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