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Isurus Agassiz 1843 (mako shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Lamnidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 34613

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1843. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome I (livr. 18). Imprimerie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel xxxii-188

Parent taxon: Lamnidae according to L. V. Compagno 2005

Sister taxa: Alopecias, Carcharodon, Corax, Exoles, Lamna, Oxyprinichthys, Plectrostoma, Selanonius

Subtaxa: Isurus desori, Isurus escheri, Isurus leptodon, Isurus oxyrinchus, Isurus praecursor, Isurus smithii, Isurus spallanzani, Isurus tumulus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore