|Named By:||Louis Agassiz in 1843|
|Size:||Approximately 9 meters long|
|Fossil(s):||Teeth and vertebral centra|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Chondrichthyes | Elasmobranchii | Lamniformes ||
Otodus is an extinct genus of mackerel shark which lived from the Paleocene to the Miocene epoch, The name Otodus comes from Greek ot (ous "ear") and odous, "odous (tooth)", or "ear-shaped tooth".