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Odontaspis contortidens Agassiz 1843 (sand tiger shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Odontaspididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 97235

Alternative combinations: Lamna (Odontaspis) contortidens, Lamna contortidens

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

Belongs to Odontaspis according to A. S. Woodward 1889

Sister taxa: Lamna (Odontaspis) bronnii, Lamna (Odontaspis) dubia, Lamna (Odontaspis) duplex, Lamna (Odontaspis) gracilis, Lamna (Odontaspis) rhaphiodon, Lamna (Odontaspis) subulata, Odontaspis actutissima, Odontaspis acutissima, Odontaspis bicarinatus, Odontaspis bronni, Odontaspis crassidens, Odontaspis exilis, Odontaspis ferox, Odontaspis hopei, Odontaspis incurva, Odontaspis macrota, Odontaspis malletiana, Odontaspis robusta, Odontaspis sanguinei, Odontaspis verticalis, Odontaspis vorax, Odontaspis winkleri

Ecology: nektonic carnivore