Isurolamna Cappetta 1992 (mackerel shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes

Parent taxon: Lamniformes according to J. J. Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Anacoracidae, Archaeolamnidae, Carchariidae, Carchariolamna, Cardabiodontidae, Cetorhinidae, Cretoxyrhinidae, Eoptolamnidae, Hispidaspis, Lamnidae, Megachasmidae, Microcorax, Odontaspididae, Otodontidae, Palaeocarcharias, Paranomotodon, Pseudocarcharidae, Pseudocarchariidae

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Germany (1 collection)

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (7)

• Paleocene of France (1), Morocco (1)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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