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Cretoxyrhinidae
Fossil range: Late Cretaceous
Cretox mantell1DB2
Cretoxyrhina mantelli - "Ginsu shark", from Late Cretaceous of Kansas
Scientific classification

Order:

Lamniformes

Family:

Cretoxyrhinidae

Genera:

Cretoxyrhinidae is an extinct family of sharks. Members of this family include Cretoxyrhina, a genus from the Cretaceous, and Palaeocarcharodon, a possible ancestor of the Great white shark and Carcharocles megalodon, possibly the largest shark to have lived.

Mantell's Iguanodon restoration

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