Cretolamna Glikman 1958 (mackerel shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Cretoxyrhinidae

Parent taxon: Cretoxyrhinidae according to J. Herman 1975

See also Case 1979, Case et al. 2001, Case and Schwimmer 1988, Sepkoski 2002 and Siverson 1997

Sister taxa: Cretodus, Cretoxyrhina, Dallasiella, Paraisurus, Plicatolamna, Serratolamna

Subtaxa: Cretolamna appendiculata Cretolamna biauriculata Cretolamna serrata

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of France (2 collections), United States (2: Maryland, New Jersey)

• Oligocene of Pakistan (1)

• Eocene of Egypt (3), Pakistan (1), United States (4: Louisiana, Mississippi, Virginia), Uzbekistan (1), Western Sahara (1)

• Paleocene of Denmark (2), United States (5: California, Mississippi, New Jersey, South Carolina)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (1: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of Australia (1), Brazil (3), the Congo-Brazzaville (1), Egypt (4), France (5), Germany (4), Israel (2), Japan (4), Jordan (7), Madagascar (1), Mexico (1), Morocco (1), New Zealand (1), the Russian Federation (4), Spain (3), Sweden (1), Syria (6), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (50: Alabama, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Dakota, Texas)

Total: 124 collections including 142 occurrences

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