A new elusive otodontid shark (Lamniformes: Otodontidae) from the lower Miocene, and comments on the taxonomy of otodontid genera, including the ‘megatoothed’ clade

@article{Shimada2017ANE,
  title={A new elusive otodontid shark (Lamniformes: Otodontidae) from the lower Miocene, and comments on the taxonomy of otodontid genera, including the ‘megatoothed’ clade},
  author={K. Shimada and R. Chandler and O. Lam and T. Tanaka and D. Ward},
  journal={Historical Biology},
  year={2017},
  volume={29},
  pages={704 - 714}
}
  • K. Shimada, R. Chandler, +2 authors D. Ward
  • Published 2017
  • Biology
  • Historical Biology
  • Abstract We describe a new large otodontid lamniform shark, Megalolamna paradoxodon gen. nov. et sp. nov., chronostratigraphically restricted to the early Miocene (Aquitanian–Burdigalian). This new species is based on isolated teeth found from five globally distributed localities: the Jewett Sand in southern California, USA; the Pungo River Formation of North Carolina, USA; the Chilcatay Formation of Peru; the Oi Formation in Mie Prefecture, Japan; and the O’oshimojo Formation in Nagano… CONTINUE READING

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