Carcharhinus priscus Agassiz 1843 (requiem shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1843. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome III (livr. 15-16). Imprimérie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel 157-390

Belongs to Carcharhinus according to L. Agassiz 1843

See also Kent 2018 and Vicens and Rodríguez-Perea 2003

Sister taxa: Carcharhinus ackermani, Carcharhinus albimarginatus, Carcharhinus antiquus, Carcharhinus balochenisis, Carcharhinus brachyurus, Carcharhinus egertoni, 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

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Pliocene of Angola (1 collection), Ecuador (2), the Netherlands (1)

• Hemphillian of Costa Rica (1)

• Miocene of Austria (7), Brazil (2), Costa Rica (2), the Czech Republic (1), France (6), Japan (12), Pakistan (1), Peru (1), Poland (1), Portugal (2), Saudi Arabia (1), Slovakia (2), United States (1: North Carolina)

Total: 44 collections each including a single occurrence

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