Cretalamna ewelli

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Taxonavigation: Lamniformes 

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

Familia: †Otodontidae
Genus: †Cretalamna

Name[edit]

Cretalamna ewelli Siversson et al., 2015

  • Holotype: FHSM VP-18510; first upper left anterior tooth.

Type locality: Unnamed outcrop in Trego County, Kansas, USA.

Type horizon: Between 1–2 m below Hattin’s (1982) Marker Unit 2 (late Coniacian).

Etymology: Named after Keith Ewell, who collected most of the material on which species description is based on in 2004.

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