Eostegostoma Herman and Crochard 1977 (carpet shark)

Chondrichthyes - Orectolobiformes

Parent taxon: Orectolobiformes according to J. J. Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acanthoscyllium, Akaimia, Almascyllium, Annea, Brachaeluridae, Brachaelurus, Cretorectolobus, Crossorhinidae, Dorsetoscyllium, Ginglymostomatidae, Hemiscylliidae, Heterophorcynus, Mesiteia, Orectolobidae, Orectoloboides, Orectolobus, Ornatoscyllium, Palaeobrachaelurus, Pararhincodon, Parascylliidae, Rhincodontidae, Rhinocodontidae

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Egypt (3 collections), the United Kingdom (6)

• Cretaceous of Jordan (1)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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