Prionodon egertoni Agassiz 1843 (blue shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Alternative combinations: Carcharhinus (Prionace) egertoni, Carcharias egertoni, Corax egertoni

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

Belongs to Prionodon according to M. Leriche 1942

See also Agassiz 1843, Eastman 1904, Hay 1902 and Woodward 1889

Sister taxa: Carcharias (Prionodon) aculeatus, Prionodon antiquus, Prionodon carolinensis, Carcharias (Prionodon) egertoni, Carcharias (Prionodon) incidens, Carcharias (Prionodon) javanus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Miocene of Spain (1 collection), United States (3: Maryland, South Carolina, Virginia)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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