Galeorhinus huberensis Case 1981 (school shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Triakidae

Full reference: G. R. Case. 1981. Late Eocene Selachians from South-Central Georgia. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 176(Lfg. 1-3):52-79

Belongs to Galeorhinus according to G. R. Case 1981

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

Type specimen: USNM 23550, a tooth. Its type locality is Huber Kaolin Quarry, which is in an Eocene marine claystone in the Jacksonian Formation of Georgia.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (5: Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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