Galeorhinus galeus Linnaeus 1758 (school shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Triakidae

Alternative combination: Squalus galeus

Belongs to Galeorhinus according to G. R. Case 1981

See also Hay 1902

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

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: California collection)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Chile (1)

• Miocene of France (1), Panama (1), United States (1: North Carolina)

• Eocene of United States (1: Georgia)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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