Moerigaleus Underwood and Ward 2011 (ground shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Hemigaleidae

Full reference: C. J. Underwood and D. J. Ward. 2011. New hemigaleid shark form the late Eocene of Wadi Al-Hitan, Egypt. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 31(3):707-711

Parent taxon: Hemigaleidae according to C. J. Underwood and D. J. Ward 2011

Sister taxa: Chaenogaleus, Hemigaleus, Hemipristis, Paragaleus

Subtaxa: Moerigaleus vitreodon

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Type: Moerigaleus vitreodon

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Eocene of Egypt (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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