Isurus oxyrinchus Rafinesque 1810 (mako shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Lamnidae

Alternative combinations: Isurus oxyrhinchus, Isurus oxyrhynchus

Synonyms: Isurus desorii Agassiz 1843, Oxyrhina desori Agassiz 1843, Oxyrhina desorii Agassiz 1843, Oxyrhina grandis Davis 1888, Oxyrhina leptodon Agassiz 1843, Oxyrhina minutus Cope 1875, Oxyrhina spallanzanii Bonaparte 1841

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

See also Agassiz 1843, Boessenecker 2011, Case 1981, Chapman 1918, Chapman and Cudmore 1924, Chapman and Pritchard 1904, Davis 1888, Fowler 1911, Hay 1902, Jordan 1907, Kent 2018, Kuga 1985, Leriche 1942, Marsili et al. 2007, Purdy et al. 2001, White 1926, Woodward 1889 and Yabe and Hirayama 1998

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

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (1 collection), Japan (2), United States (1: California)

• Pliocene of Angola (1), Australia (1), Italy (1), Japan (3), Libya (1), Mexico (1), South Africa (1), United States (4: California, North Carolina)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Chile (2), Japan (1), Mexico (1), United States (1: California)

• Neogene of Madagascar (1)

• Miocene of Australia (1), Colombia (1), Costa Rica (1), France (2), Grenada (3), Italy (1), Japan (5), Malta (4), the Netherlands (1), Panama (4), Peru (3), Portugal (2), Spain (1), United States (8: California, Delaware, Florida, North Carolina, Virginia)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Peru (1)

• Eocene of United States (1: Georgia)

Total: 62 collections including 63 occurrences

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