Galeocerdo alabamensis Leriche 1942 (tiger shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Full reference: M. Leriche. 1942. Contribution a l'etude des faunes ichthyologiques marines des terrains tertiaires de la plaine cotiere Atlantique et du centre des Etats-Unis. Memoires de la Societe Geologique de France (Nouvelle Serie) 45:1-111

Belongs to Galeocerdo according to Leriche 1942

Sister taxa: Galeocerdo aduncus, Galeocerdo clarkensis, 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: Its type locality is Melvin, southeast of, which is in a Priabonian marginal marine mixed carbonate-siliciclastic in the Yazoo Formation of Alabama

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (5: Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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