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Named By: Louis Agassiz in 1843
Time Period: Paleocene-Miocene
Location: Worldwide
Size: Approximately 9 meters long
Diet: Carnivore
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".

Read more about Otodus at Wikipedia
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