Sphyrna itoriensis White 1926 (hammerhead shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Sphyrnidae

Full reference: E. I. White. 1926. Eocene fishes from Nigeria. Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Nigeria 10:1-87

Belongs to Sphyrna according to E. I. White 1926

Sister taxa: Sphyrna americana, Sphyrna denticulata, Sphyrna elongata, Sphyrna gibbesii, Sphyrna gilmorei, Sphyrna laevissima, Sphyrna lata, Sphyrna lewini, Sphyrna magna, Sphyrna media, Sphyrna prisca, Sphyrna tortilis, Sphyrna zygaena

Type specimen: Its type locality is Oshosun, which is in a Lutetian marine horizon in Nigeria

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Oshosun

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