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Odontaspis incurva Davis 1888 (sand tiger shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Odontaspididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 253545

Alternative combination: Lamna incurva

Full reference: J. W. Davis. 1888. On fossil-fish remains from the Tertiary and Cretaceo-Tertiary formations of New Zealand. Scientific Transactions of the Royal Dublin Society 4:1-48

Belongs to Odontaspis according to F. Chapman and F. A. Cudmore 1924

Sister taxa: Lamna (Odontaspis) dubia, Lamna (Odontaspis) duplex, Lamna (Odontaspis) rhaphiodon, Lamna (Odontaspis) subulata, Odontaspis actutissima, Odontaspis acutissima, Odontaspis attenuata, Odontaspis bicarinatus, Odontaspis bronni, Odontaspis contortidens, Odontaspis crassidens, Odontaspis ensiculata, Odontaspis exigua, Odontaspis exilis, Odontaspis ferox, Odontaspis heersensis, Odontaspis hopei, Odontaspis malletiana, Odontaspis molassica, Odontaspis sanguinei, Odontaspis vorax, Odontaspis winkleri

Ecology: nektonic carnivore