Temporal range: Early Cretaceous to Eocene
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Superorder: Selachimorpha
Family: Mitsukurinidae
Genus: Anomotodon
Arambourg, 1952

A. cravenensis
A. genaulti
A. hermani
A. kozlovi
A. laevis
A. multidenticulata
A. novus
A. plicatus
A. principialis
A. sheppeyensis
A. toddi

Anomotodon is an extinct genus of shark related to the extant goblin shark (Mitsukurina owstoni). The distribution of Anomotodon fossils is worldwide, in formations indicating that members of the genus lived from the Early Cretaceous epoch through the Eocene epoch, and perhaps through the Oligocene as well.[1] Described species include A. novus, A. plicatus, A. principalis, and A. multidenticula.[2]

See also


  1. Bourdon, Jim. "Anomotodon". Retrieved 2009-03-06.
  2. "Mikko's Phylogeny Archive: Anomotodon". Retrieved 2009-03-06.

Further reading

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