Otodus divaricatus

Leidy, 1872


Classification: Elasmobranchii Lamniformes Otodontidae

Reference of the original description
Leidy, J. (1872)
On some remains of Cretaceous fishes. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 24, 162–163

Types
Otodus divaricatus



Description:


Citation: Otodus divaricatus Leidy, 1872: In: Database of fossil elasmobranch teeth www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 12/2021

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Remarks
synonym of Lamna sulcata after Woodward (1889) p. 398 [2593]; Woodward (1911) p. 209 [2604];

synonym of Lamna semiplicata after Cappetta (1973) p. 506 [316];

References
Hay, O.P. (1902)
Bibliography and catalogue of the fossil Vertebrata of North America. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories, 179: 1–868
Cope, E.D. (1875)
The Vertebrata of the Cretaceous formations of the West. Report of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, 2: 303 p., 67 pl.
Cope, E.D. (1874)
Review of the Vertebrata of the Cretaceous period found west of the Mississippi River. Sec. I. On the mutual relations of the Cretaceous and Tertiary formations of the West. Sec. II. List of species of Vertebrata from the Cretaceous formations. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories, 1(2): 3–48
Leidy, J. (1872)
On some remains of Cretaceous fishes. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 24, 162–163