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Otodus Agassiz 1843 (mackerel shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Otodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 34621

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

Parent taxon: Otodontidae according to J. Herman 1975

Sister taxa: Carcharocles, Cretalamna, Dwardius, Megalolamna, Megaselachus, Palaeocarcharodon, Parotodus

Subtaxa: Otodus apiculatus, Otodus isoelicus, Otodus koerti, Otodus lanceolatus, Otodus recticonus, Otodus subplicatus, Otodus tricuspis

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore