Carcharhinus egertoni Agassiz 1843 (requiem shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Belongs to Carcharhinus according to L. Agassiz 1843

Sister taxa: Carcharhinus ackermani, Carcharhinus albimarginatus, Carcharhinus antiquus, Carcharhinus balochenisis, Carcharhinus brachyurus, Carcharhinus falciformis, Carcharhinus gibbesi, Carcharhinus gilmorei, Carcharhinus lamia, Carcharhinus leucas, Carcharhinus macloti, Carcharhinus magdalenae, Carcharhinus marcaisi, Carcharhinus nigeriensis, Carcharhinus obscurus, Carcharhinus perezi, Carcharhinus perseus, Carcharhinus plumbeus, Carcharhinus porosus, Carcharhinus priscus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Angola (1 collection), Ecuador (3), Italy (1)

• Miocene of Brazil (3), India (2), Japan (4), Peru (2), Portugal (2), United States (1: Maryland), Uruguay (2)

Total: 21 collections each including a single occurrence

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