Carcharodon Smith 1838 (white shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Lamnidae

Synonym: Procarcharodon Casier 1960

Parent taxon: Lamnidae according to A. L. Cione et al. 2012

See also Adnet et al. 2009, Ameghino 1901, Andrews 1906, Applegate and Espinosa-Arrubarrena 1996, Bendix-Almgreen 1983, Case 1980, Case 1981, Compagno 2005, Eastman 1904, Ehret et al. 2009, Ehret et al. 2012, Gottfried et al. 1996, Gottfried and Fordyce 2000, Gottfried and Fordyce 2001, Herman 1975, Jordan 1963, Jordan and Gilbert 1919, Jordan and Gilbert 1919, Kent 2018, Kumar and Loyal 1987, Leriche 1942, Marsili et al. 2007, Martin 1996, Purdy et al. 2001, Sepkoski 2002, Vicens and Rodríguez-Perea 2003, Weiler 1938, White 1926 and Woodward 1889

Sister taxa: Alopecias, Corax, Exoles, Isurus, Lamna, Oxyprinichthys, Plectrostoma, Selanonius

Subtaxa: Carcharodon (Procarcharodon) Carcharodon arnoldi Carcharodon auriculatus 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

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (1 collection), Japan (2), Taiwan (1), United States (10: Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Australia (1)

• Pliocene of Angola (1), Argentina (1), Australia (6), Chile (3), Italy (4), Japan (1), Libya (1), Mexico (3), New Zealand (1), South Africa (1), Spain (2), United States (16: California, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina)

• MN 13 of Portugal (2)

• Hemphillian of Mexico (1), United States (2: California, Florida)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Argentina (1), Chile (2), South Africa (1), United States (1: California)

• Neogene of South Pacific (2), United States (1: Hawaii)

• Miocene of Argentina (3), Australia (8), Austria (4), Chile (3), Cuba (1), Denmark (2), Fiji (1), France (2), Germany (2), Greece (1), India (6), Italy (2), Japan (21), Mexico (5), the Netherlands (3), Panama (3), Peru (9), Poland (2), Portugal (1), Slovakia (3), South Africa (2), Spain (5), United States (34: California, Delaware, Florida, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Uruguay (4)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (2)

• Oligocene of the Czech Republic (1), Germany (1), Hungary (1), Japan (2), New Zealand (1), Ukraine (1), United States (3: California, Florida, Mississippi)

• Eocene of Antarctica (3), Argentina (1), Australia (2), Egypt (1), Germany (1), Jamaica (1), Japan (1), Mexico (1), Namibia (1), New Zealand (1), Nigeria (2), the United Kingdom (2), United States (11: Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, Virginia), Uzbekistan (1)

• Paleocene of United States (4: New Jersey, South Carolina, Virginia)

Total: 240 collections including 281 occurrences

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