Nebrius Rüppell 1837 (nurse shark)

Chondrichthyes - Orectolobiformes - Ginglymostomatidae

Parent taxon: Ginglymostomatidae according to J. A. Ebersole et al. 2019

See also Cantalice et al. 2019, Case et al. 2015, Cicimurri and Knight 2009, Jordan 1963, Sepkoski 2002 and Tabuce et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Cantioscyllium, Ginglymostoma, Plicatoscyllium, Protoginglymostoma

Subtaxa: Nebrius concolor Nebrius obliquus Nebrius serra Nebrius thielensis

View classification

Type: Nebrius concolor

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Brazil (4 collections), Japan (1), Pakistan (1), United States (1: South Carolina)

• Oligocene of Oman (1), Pakistan (2), United States (2: North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Eocene of Egypt (5), Mexico (1), Morocco (1), Nigeria (2), Pakistan (1), Togo (1), the United Kingdom (5), United States (13: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Virginia), Western Sahara (2)

• Paleocene of United States (2: Mississippi, South Carolina)

• Cretaceous of United States (2: Maryland, Texas)

Total: 47 collections including 53 occurrences

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.