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Parotodus Cappetta 1980 (mackerel shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Lamnidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 34628

Parent taxon: Otodontidae according to W. Landini et al. 2019

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

Subtaxa: Parotodus benedeni, Parotodus benedenii

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore