Carcharias (Prionodon) aculeatus Davis 1888

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Alternative combinations: Carcharias aculeatus, Galeocerdo aculeatus

Full reference: J. W. Davis. 1888. On fossil-fish remains from the Tertiary and Cretaceo-Tertiary formations of New Zealand. Scientific Transactions of the Royal Dublin Society 4:1-48

Belongs to Carcharias (Prionodon) according to F. Chapman and F. A. Cudmore 1924

See also Chapman 1918, Davis 1888 and Woodward 1889

Sister taxa: Prionodon antiquus, Prionodon carolinensis, Carcharias (Prionodon) egertoni, Carcharias (Prionodon) incidens, Carcharias (Prionodon) javanus, Prionodon egertoni

Type specimen: Its type locality is Coleridge Gully, which is in a Miocene marine horizon in New Zealand


• Miocene of Australia (1 collection), New Zealand (3)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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