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Carcharias cuspidatus Agassiz 1843 (sand tiger shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Odontaspididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 170189

Alternative combinations: Araloselachus cuspidata, Carcharias (Odontaspis) cuspidata, Carcharias cuspidata, Lamna cuspidata, Odontaspis (Synodontaspis) cuspidata, Odontaspis cuspidata, Synodontaspis cuspidata

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1843. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome III (livr. 15-16). Imprimérie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel 157-390

Belongs to Carcharias according to B. W. Kent 2018

Sister taxa: Carcharias (Odontaspis), Carcharias aculeatus, Carcharias acutissima, Carcharias acutus, Carcharias antiquus, Carcharias brachyurus, Carcharias clavatus, Carcharias collata, Carcharias eocaenus, Carcharias gibbesii, Carcharias gustrowensis, Carcharias incidens, Carcharias melanopterus, Carcharias morricei, Carcharias reticulata, Carcharias striatula, Carcharias taurus, Carcharias tenuis

Ecology: nektonic carnivore