Galeorhinus recticonus Winkler 1873 (school shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Triakidae

Alternative combination: Abdounia recticonia

Belongs to Galeorhinus according to J. T. Thurmond and D. E. Jones 1981

See also White 1956

Sister taxa: Galeorhinus affinis, Galeorhinus falconeri, Galeorhinus galeus, Galeorhinus hannibali, Galeorhinus huberensis, Galeorhinus minor, Eugaleus falconeri, Eugaleus latus, Eugaleus beaugei

Subtaxa: Galeorhinus recticonus claibornensis

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (5 collections), United States (2: Alabama)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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