Palaeorhincodon Herman 1975 (whale shark)

Chondrichthyes - Orectolobiformes - Rhincodontidae

Parent taxon: Rhincodontidae according to D. Thies 1989

See also Case et al. 2015 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxon: Rhincodon

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektonic suspension feeder


• Eocene of the United Kingdom (4 collections), United States (3: Georgia, South Carolina, Virginia), Uzbekistan (1)

• Jurassic of Germany (1)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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