Parotodus benedeni Le Hon 1871 (mackerel shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Otodontidae

Alternative combination: Isurus benedeni

Belongs to Parotodus according to W. Landini et al. 2019

See also Fukata et al. 2014, GarcĂ­a et al. 2009 and Yabe and Hirayama 1998

Sister taxon: Parotodus benedenii

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: South Carolina collection)

• Pliocene of Angola (1), Spain (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Japan (1), Mexico (1)

• Miocene of Austria (1), Italy (1), Japan (4), Malta (1), the Netherlands (1), Portugal (1), Slovakia (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Neogene of Madagascar (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Peru (1)

• Oligocene of Japan (1)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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