Squalicorax falcatus Agassiz 1843 (crow shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Anacoracidae

Alternative combinations: Corax falcatus, Galeocerdo falcatus

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1843. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome III (livr. 15-16). Imprimérie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel 157-390

Belongs to Squalicorax according to J. Herman 1975

See also Agassiz 1843, Alessandri 1896, Applegate 1970, Forey et al. 2003, Hay 1902, Leidy 1873, Thurmond and Jones 1981 and Woodward 1889

Sister taxa: Squalicorax curvatus, Squalicorax dalinkevichiusi, Squalicorax kaupi, Squalicorax primaevus, Squalicorax primigenius, Squalicorax pristiodontus, Squalicorax pristodontus, Squalicorax volgensis

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Cretaceous of Brazil (2 collections), Canada (5: Manitoba, Saskatchewan), the Czech Republic (2), France (1), Lebanon (1), Switzerland (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (25: Alabama, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Dakota)

Total: 38 collections each including a single occurrence

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