Galeocerdo latidens Agassiz 1843 (tiger shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

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

Belongs to Galeocerdo according to K. Kumar and R. S. Loyal 1987

See also Agassiz 1843, Bohm 1926, Chapman and Cudmore 1924, Chapman and Pritchard 1904, Hay 1902, White 1926 and Woodward 1889

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

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Australia (1 collection), Slovakia (1), United States (2: Maryland)

• Eocene of Egypt (1), Germany (1), India (3), Namibia (1), Nigeria (2), Pakistan (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Senegal (1), Togo (1), the United Kingdom (7), United States (6: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Texas, Virginia), Uzbekistan (1)

Total: 30 collections each including a single occurrence

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