Cretalamna deschutteri

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Taxonavigation: Lamniformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Classis: Chondrichthyes
Subclassis: Elasmobranchii
Infraclassis: Euselachii
Division/Cohort: Neoselachii
Subdivision/Subcohort: Selachimorpha
Superordo: Galeomorphii
Ordo: Lamniformes

Familia: †Otodontidae
Genus: †Cretalamna



Cretalamna deschutteri Siversson et al., 2015

  • Holotype: WAM 13.5.17; lower anterior tooth.

Type locality: SECAB quarry, Bettrechies, northern France.

Type horizon: Tourtia de Bettrechies, early Turonian, Late Cretaceous.

Etymology: Named after Pieter De Schutter, in recognition of his work on Cenozoic elasmobranchs from Belgium and assistance in making teeth from the SECAB quarry available to authors.