Cretalamna sarcoportheta

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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 sarcoportheta Siversson et al., 2015

  • Holotype: LO 10888T; Second upper left anterior tooth.

Type locality: Åsen, Kristianstad Basin, southern Sweden.

Type horizon: Unknown horizon within an up to 2 m thick sequence of poorly consolidated calcareous sand of latest early Campanian age (informal Belemnellocamax mammillatus belemnite zone), Late Cretaceous.

Etymology: From Greek sarkos (= flesh), and porthetor (= destroyer); destroyer of flesh.

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