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Otodus megalodon (Agassiz, 1843)

IRSNB P 09893; Neogene; Antwerpen, Belgium.

IRSNB P 09893


IG: 3121     Reg.: 5371


Age: Neogene, Cenozoïc
Locality: Antwerpen (Sand of Antwerp), Belgium
Description: skeleton (vertebrae and teeth)

Publication:
- Leriche M., 1926. Les poissons néogènes de la Belgique. Mémoires du Musée Royal d'Histoire Naturelle de Belgique, T.32, pp. 366-472. (pp. 412-422, not figured, named Carcharodon megalodon)
- Gottfried M. D. & al., 1996. Size and Skeletal Anatomy of the Giant "Megatooth" Shark Carcharodon megalodon. GREAT WHITE SHARKS. The Biology of Carcharodon carcharias, pp. 55-65 (pp. 63, Fig. 6, named Carcharocles megalodon)
- Shimada & al., 2020. Ontogenetic growth pattern of the extinct megatooth shark Otodus megalodon—implications for its reproductive biology, development, and life expectancy. Historical Biology - An International Journal of Paleobiology (doi: 10.1080/08912963.2020.1861608), pp. 7 (pp. 3, Fig. 7)

 

Pre-release:
- Jaw-dropping Research Reveals Megalodon Mysteries (Stockton University, 17/02/2021, Susan Allen )

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