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Carcharodon hubbelli

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Chondrichthyes
Superorder  Selachimorpha
Rank  Species
Phylum  Chordata
Subclass  Elasmobranchii
Order  Lamniformes
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Similar  Isurus hastalis, Otodus, Lamnidae, Otodontidae, Isurus

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.

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