Isurus retroflexus Agassiz 1843 (mako shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Lamnidae

Alternative combination: Oxyrhina retroflexa

Synonym: Oxyrhina recta Davis 1888

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1843. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome III (livr. 15-16). Imprimérie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel 157-390

Belongs to Isurus according to B. W. Kent 2018

See also Agassiz 1843, Chapman 1918, Chapman and Cudmore 1924, Chapman and Pritchard 1904, Davis 1888, Leriche 1942 and Pledge et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Isurus desori, Isurus escheri, Isurus leptodon, Isurus minutus, Isurus moniwaensis, Isurus oxyrinchus, Isurus paucus, Isurus praecursor, Isurus sanctaeclarae, Isurus sillimanii, Isurus spallanzani

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Australia (8 collections), Costa Rica (1), Japan (4), the Netherlands (1), Slovakia (2), United States (3: Maryland, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Waitakian of New Zealand (1)

• Oligocene of Australia (2), New Zealand (1)

Total: 23 collections including 24 occurrences

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