Occurrence of the megatoothed sharks (Lamniformes: Otodontidae) in Alabama, USA

The Otodontidae include some of the largest sharks to ever live in the world’s oceans (i.e., Carcharocles megalodon). Here we report on Paleocene and Eocene occurrences of Otodus obliquus and Carcharocles auriculatus from Alabama, USA. Teeth of Otodus are rarely encountered in the Gulf Coastal Plain...

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Main Authors: Dana J. Ehret, Jun Ebersole
Format: Article
Published: PeerJ Inc. 2014-10-01
Online Access:https://peerj.com/articles/625.pdf