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Carcharocles Jordan 1923 (jawed fish)

Chondrichthyes - Gnathostomata

PaleoDB taxon number: 34603

Alternative spelling: Otodus (Carcharocles)

Parent taxon: Otodontidae according to B. W. Kent 2018

Sister taxa: Cretalamna, Dwardius, Megaselachus, Otodus, Palaeocarcharodon, Parotodus

Subtaxa: Carcharocles chubutensis, Carcharocles megalodon, Otodus (Carcharocles) angustidens

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore