Microscyliorhinus Case 1994 (cat shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Scyliorhinidae

Full reference: G. R. Case. 1994. Fossil fish remains from the Late Paleocene Tuscahoma and Early Eocene Bashi Formations of Meridian, Lauderdale County, Mississippi, Part I. Selachians. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 230(Lfg. 4-6):97-138

Parent taxon: Scyliorhinidae according to G. R. Case 1994

Sister taxa: Apristurus, Bythaelurus, Crassescyliorhinus, Foumtizia, Haploblepharus, Megascyliorhininae, Orthodon, Palaeoscyllium, Paramaturus, Parascyllium, Premontreia, Premontreinae, Proscyllium, Pseudotriacis, Pteroscylliinae, Pteroscyllium, Scyliorhinotheca, Scylliodus, Scylliorhininae, Thyellina

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Bashi Formation, Meridian (Eocene of Mississippi)

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