Carcharhinus perseus Adnet et al. 2007 (requiem shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Full reference: S. Adnet, P. -O. Antoine, S. R. Hassan Baqri, J. Crochet, L. Marivaux, J. Welcomme, and G. Métais. 2007. New tropical carcharhinids (chondrichthyes, Carcharhiniformes) from the late Eocene–early Oligocene of Balochistan, Pakistan: Paleoenvironmental and paleogeographic implications. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 30(2):303-323

Belongs to Carcharhinus according to S. Adnet et al. 2007

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 mancinae, Carcharhinus marcaisi, Carcharhinus nigeriensis, Carcharhinus obscurus, Carcharhinus perezi, Carcharhinus plumbeus, Carcharhinus porosus, Carcharhinus priscus

Type specimen: UMC-DBC-S9, a tooth. Its type locality is Kumbi, which is in a Rupelian marine horizon in the Chitarwata Formation of Pakistan.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Oligocene of Egypt (1 collection), Pakistan (5)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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