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|Morphology||Ecology and taphonomy||External Literature Search||Age range and collections|
Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Otodontidae
It was synonymized subjectively with Carcharodon by Gottfried et al. (1996); it was reranked as Otodus (Carcharocles) by Szabo et al. (2017) and Boessenecker et al. (2019).
It was assigned to Lamniformes by Sepkoski (2002); to Lamnidae by Jordan (1963), Long (1992) and Hastings and Dooley (2017); to Otodus by Szabo et al. (2017) and Boessenecker et al. (2019); and to Otodontidae by Yabe and Hirayama (1998), Antunes and Balbino (2003), Cicimurri and Knight (2009), Pimiento et al. (2010), Boessenecker (2016), Kent (2018) and Landini et al. (2019).
|Year||Name and author|
|1963||Carcharocles Jordan p. 599|
|1992||Carcharocles Long p. 28|
|1998||Carcharocles Yabe and Hirayama p. 46|
|2002||Carcharocles Sepkoski, Jr.|
|2003||Carcharocles Antunes and Balbino p. 144|
|2009||Carcharocles Cicimurri and Knight p. 631|
|2010||Carcharocles Pimiento et al. p. 3|
|2016||Carcharocles Boessenecker p. 3|
|2017||Carcharocles Hastings and Dooley p. 83|
|2017||Otodus (Carcharocles) Szabo et al.|
|2018||Carcharocles Kent p. 80|
|2019||Otodus (Carcharocles) Boessenecker et al. p. 9|
|2019||Carcharocles Landini et al. p. 358|
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