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, Arambourg 1927, Bendix-Almgreen 1983, Cantalice et al. 2019, Case 1980, Case 1981, Casier 1958, Chapman 1918, Chapman and Cudmore 1924, Chapman and Pritchard 1904, Compagno 2005, Davis 1888, Donovan and Gunter 2001, Eastman 1904, Ehret et al. 2009, Ehret et al. 2012, Gibbes 1847, Gottfried et al. 1996, Gottfried and Fordyce 2000, Gottfried and Fordyce 2001, Hay 1902, Herman 1977, Jordan 1963, Jordan and Gilbert 1919, Jordan and Gilbert 1919, Jordan and Hanibal 1923, Kent 2018, Kumar and Loyal 1987, Leriche 1942, Maisch et al. 2014, Marsili et al. 2007, Martin 1996, Purdy et al. 2001, Rapp 1946, Sepkoski 2002, Vicens and Rodríguez-Perea 2003, Villafaña et al. 2020, Weiler 1938, White 1926, Woodward 1889 and Yabe and Hirayama 1998

Sister taxa: Alopecias, Carcharoides, Cosmopolitodus, Exoles, Isurolamna, Isurus, Lamna, Macrorhizodus, Oxyprinichthys, Plectrostoma, Selanonius, Uyenoa

Subtaxa: Carcharodon (Procarcharodon) Carcharodon acutidens Carcharodon arnoldi Carcharodon auriculatus Carcharodon branneri Carcharodon carcharias Carcharodon contortidens 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 mortoni Carcharodon nodai Carcharodon orientalis Carcharodon purplei Carcharodon semiserratus Carcharodon subauriculatus Carcharodon subserratus Carcharodon tembloris Carcharodon toliapicus Carcharodon turgidus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Aruba (1 collection), Australia (2), Brazil (1), Canada (1: Quebec), Japan (2), Peru (1), Taiwan (1), United States (12: Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina)

• Mangapanian of New Zealand (1)

• Blancan of Mexico (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Australia (1)

• Pliocene of Angola (1), Argentina (3), Australia (5), Chile (3), Holy See (Vatican City State) (1), Italy (5), Japan (1), Libya (1), Mexico (2), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (1), Peru (1), Portugal (2), South Africa (2), Spain (2), United States (17: 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), Australia (2), Chile (3), Japan (1), Mexico (1), South Africa (1), United States (1: California)

• Miocene of Argentina (3), Australia (13), Austria (4), Belgium (2), Brazil (3), Chile (6), Colombia (1), Cuba (1), the Czech Republic (1), Denmark (2), Fiji (1), France (8), Germany (4), Greece (1), Hungary (1), India (6), Italy (3), Japan (29), Malta (5), Mexico (5), the Netherlands (3), New Zealand (1), Panama (7), Peru (14), Poland (2), Portugal (5), Slovakia (3), South Africa (2), South Korea (1), Spain (5), United States (37: California, Delaware, Florida, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Uruguay (4), Venezuela (1)

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

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (2)

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

• Eocene of Antarctica (3), Argentina (4), Australia (2), Barbados (2), Egypt (1), Germany (1), India (1), Jamaica (1), Japan (2), Mexico (1), Namibia (1), New Zealand (1), Nigeria (2), the Russian Federation (3), Ukraine (3), the United Kingdom (2), United States (13: Alabama, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, Virginia), Uzbekistan (1)

• Clarkforkian of United States (1: South Carolina)

• Cenozoic of New Zealand (2), United States (1: Alabama)

• Paleocene of United States (3: New Jersey, Virginia)

• Cretaceous of New Zealand (1)

Total: 342 collections including 406 occurrences

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