Striatolamia macrota Agassiz 1843 (sand tiger shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Odontaspididae

Alternative combination: Carcharias macrota

Belongs to Striatolamia according to G. Cuny and S. Risnes 2005

See also Long 1992, Long and Stilwell 2000 and Squires 2001

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (1: Florida collection)

• Eocene of Antarctica (2), Canada (1: Northwest Territories), Chile (3), Germany (1), Japan (1), Mexico (1), Morocco (1), New Zealand (4), the Russian Federation (1), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (5), United States (10: Alabama, California, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, Texas, Virginia), Uzbekistan (3)

• Paleocene of United States (1: Mississippi)

Total: 36 collections including 37 occurrences

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