Foumtizia Noubhani and Cappetta 1997 (cat shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Scyliorhinidae

Parent taxon: Scyliorhinidae according to T. Malyshkina 2006

Sister taxa: Apristurus, Bythaelurus, Crassescyliorhinus, Haploblepharus, Megascyliorhininae, Microscyliorhinus, Orthodon, Palaeoscyllium, Paramaturus, Parascyllium, Premontreia, Premontreinae, Proscyllium, Pseudotriacis, Pteroscylliinae, Pteroscyllium, Scyliorhinotheca, Scylliodus, Scylliorhininae, Thyellina

Subtaxa: Foumtizia zhelezkoi

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of France (2 collections), the Russian Federation (2), United States (2: South Carolina)

• Paleocene of Morocco (1)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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