Mesiteia Gorjanovic-Kramberger 1885 (carpet shark)

Chondrichthyes - Orectolobiformes

Parent taxon: Orectolobiformes according to D. Delsate 2003

See also Carnevale et al. 2014, Jaekel 1894, Jordan 1963, Sepkoski 2002 and Woodward 1889

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

Subtaxa: Mesiteia daimeriesi Mesiteia emiliae Mesiteia estesi Mesiteia greeni Mesiteia humboldtii Mesiteia sahelalmae

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Italy (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Lebanon (1)

• Jurassic of Germany (2)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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