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Otodus megalodon Agassiz 1843 (megalodon)

PaleoDB taxon number: 381671

Alternative combinations: Carcharias megalodon, Carcharocles megalodon, Carcharodon megalodon, Megaselachus megalodon, Procarcharodon megalodon

Synonyms: Carcharodon branneri Jordan 1907 (no. 354909), Carcharodon ferox Emmons 1858 (no. 80605), Carcharodon triangularis Emmons 1858 (no. 80606)

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

Belongs to Otodus according to R. W. Boessenecker et al. 2019

Sister taxa: Otodus apiculatus, Otodus auriculatus, Otodus divaricatus, Otodus isoelicus, Otodus koerti, Otodus lanceolatus, Otodus levis, Otodus obliquus, Otodus recticonus, Otodus subplicatus, Otodus tricuspis