Lamna Cuvier 1816 (mackerel shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Lamnidae

Parent taxon: Lamnidae according to L. V. Compagno 2005

See also Ameghino 1901, Applegate 1970, Bohm 1926, Case 1981, Cassier 1966, Jordan 1907, Jordan 1963, Leriche 1942, Long 1992, Martin 1996, Purdy et al. 2001, Sepkoski 2002, Thurmond 1971, Thurmond and Jones 1981, Weiler 1938 and Woodward 1889

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

Subtaxa: Lamna acuminata Lamna affinis Lamna barnitzkei Lamna clavata Lamna complanata Lamna compressa Lamna crassa Lamna denticulata Lamna divergens Lamna lata Lamna lerichei Lamna macrorhiza Lamna mediavia Lamna mudgei Lamna obliqua Lamna ornata Lamna rupeliensis Lamna serra Lamna sulcata Lamna trigonata Lamna twiggsensis Lamna vincenti

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (1 collection), United States (1: Georgia)

• Pliocene of Australia (2), United States (1: North Carolina)

• Miocene to Pliocene of South Africa (1)

• Neogene of Japan (2), South Pacific (2), United States (3: California, Hawaii)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), Australia (3), Austria (2), Chile (1), Japan (1), the Netherlands (3), Slovakia (1), South Africa (1), Tunisia (1), United States (2: Maryland)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Oligocene of Australia (2), Azerbaijan (1), Hungary (1), Japan (1), the Netherlands (3), New Zealand (1), Romania (1)

• Eocene of Antarctica (2), Australia (3), Egypt (2), Germany (1), Japan (1), Namibia (1), New Zealand (1), Poland (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Senegal (1), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (27), United States (11: Alabama, California, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Virginia)

• Paleocene of France (1), Kazakhstan (2), United States (11: Alabama, Maryland, New Jersey, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Cretaceous of Brazil (2), Egypt (2), Germany (2), Niger (1), Sweden (1), United States (14: New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas)

Total: 129 collections including 150 occurrences

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