Chiloscyllium Müller and Henle 1837 (carpet shark)

Chondrichthyes - Orectolobiformes - Hemiscylliidae

Parent taxon: Hemiscylliidae according to D. Delsate 2003

See also Jordan 1907, Jordan 1963, Peng et al. 2001, Sepkoski 2002, Tabuce et al. 2005 and Woodward 1889

Sister taxa: Cirrhoscyllium, Folipistrix, Hemiscyllium, Pseudospinax

Subtaxa: Chiloscyllium meraense Chiloscyllium missouriense

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Egypt (3 collections), Morocco (1), Senegal (1), Togo (1), Western Sahara (1)

• Cretaceous of Canada (5: Alberta), Germany (1), Mexico (1), Sweden (5), Syria (2), United States (8: Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, South Carolina, Wyoming)

• Jurassic of Germany (1), Luxembourg (1)

Total: 31 collections including 33 occurrences

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