Galeocerdo clarkensis White 1956 (tiger shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Full reference: E. I. White. 1956. The Eocene fishes of Alabama. Bulletins of American Paleontology 35(156):122-152

Belongs to Galeocerdo according to G. R. Case 1981

See also Thurmond and Jones 1981 and White 1956

Sister taxa: Galeocerdo aduncus, Galeocerdo alabamensis, Galeocerdo contortus, Galeocerdo crassidens, Galeocerdo cuvieri, Galeocerdo davisi, Galeocerdo denticulatus, Galeocerdo eaglesomei, Galeocerdo gibberulus, Galeocerdo hartwellii, Galeocerdo latidens, Galeocerdo minor, Galeocerdo mixtus, Galeocerdo rosaliensis, Galeocerdo semilevis, Galeocerdo subcrenatus, Galeocerdo tigrinus

Type specimen: BMNH P.30501, a tooth. Its type locality is The Rocks, which is in a Priabonian foreshore claystone in the Yazoo Formation of Alabama.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (6: Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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