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(car-kah-ro-don hub-bel-li)
Named By: D. J. Ehret, B. J. MacFadden, D. S. Jones, T. J. DeVries, D. A. Foster & R. SalasinGismondi. 2012
Time Period: Late Miocene
Location: Peru - Piscoe Formation
Size: Unavailable
Diet: Carnivore/Piscivore
Fossil(s): Complete set of jaws including 222 teeth. 45 vertebrae
Classification: | Chordata | Chondrichthyes | Elasmobranchii | Lamniformes | Lamnidae | Carcharodon |

Carcharodon hubbelli is an extinct species of shark known from fossils found in the Pisco Formation in south-west Peru. The shark is a transitional species, showing intermediate features between present-day great white sharks and smaller, prehistoric mako sharks.

This shark was named in honour of Gordon Hubbell (the scientist who recovered the specimen from a farmer who found it in 1988) in recognition of his contribution to shark palaeontology.

Read more about Carcharodon hubbelli at Wikipedia
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