Centrophorus Müller and Henle 1837 (gulper shark)

Chondrichthyes - Squaliformes - Centrophoridae

Parent taxon: Centrophoridae according to S. Adnet et al. 2008

See also Carillo-Briceño et al. 2014, Jordan 1963, Keyes 1984, Long 1992 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Deania, Procentrophorus

Subtaxa: Centrophorus primaevus Centrophorus squamosus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Italy (1 collection)

• Miocene of Colombia (1), Ecuador (2), New Zealand (2), Panama (2)

• Waitakian of New Zealand (2)

• Eocene of Antarctica (2), Jordan (1), New Zealand (1), United States (1: Oregon)

• Paleocene of New Zealand (4), United States (1: California)

• Cretaceous of New Zealand (1)

Total: 21 collections each including a single occurrence

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