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Carcharodon hubbelli Ehret et al. 2012 (white shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Lamnidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 265008

Full reference: D. J. Ehret, B. J. MacFadden, D. S. Jones, T. J. DeVries, D. A. Foster and R. Salas-Gismondi. 2012. Origin of the white shark Carcharodon (Lamniformes: Lamnidae) based on recalibration of the upper Neogene Pisco Formation of Peru. Palaeontology 55(6):1139-1153

Belongs to Carcharodon according to D. J. Ehret et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Carcharodon (Procarcharodon), Carcharodon arnoldi, Carcharodon auriculatus, Carcharodon branneri, Carcharodon carcharias, Carcharodon contortidens, Carcharodon debrayi, Carcharodon disauris, Carcharodon escheri, Carcharodon heterodon, Carcharodon humilis, Carcharodon lanceolatus, Carcharodon lanciformis, Carcharodon leptodon, Carcharodon leviathan, Carcharodon megalotis, Carcharodon morricei, Carcharodon nodai, Carcharodon orientalis, Carcharodon purplei, Carcharodon rectidens, Carcharodon semiserratus, Carcharodon subserratus, Carcharodon sulcidens, Carcharodon tembloris, Carcharodon toliapicus, Carcharodon turgidus

Type specimen: UF 226255, a partial skull (an articulated dentition including 222 teeth, 45 vertebral centra, portions of the left and right Mec- kelís cartilages and palatoquadrates, and neurocranium.). Its type locality is Sud-Sacaco West (SAS) horizon), which is in a Messinian foreshore siltstone in the Pisco Formation of Peru.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore