Negaprion brevirostris Poey 1868 (lemon shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Belongs to Negaprion according to W. Landini et al. 2019

See also Antunes 1977 and Carillo-BriceƱo et al. 2014

Sister taxon: Negaprion eurybathrodon

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Quaternary of United States (5: Alabama, Florida, Georgia collections)

• Pliocene of Angola (1), Libya (1), United States (3: Florida, North Carolina)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Panama (1)

• Miocene of Cuba (1), Ecuador (1), Panama (11), Peru (1), United States (10: Florida, North Carolina)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Peru (1)

Total: 37 collections each including a single occurrence

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