Mustelus (hound shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Triakidae

Parent taxon: Triakidae according to B. W. Kent 2018

See also Engelbrecht et al. 2017, Jordan 1963, Purdy et al. 2001, Sepkoski 2002 and Woodward 1889

Sister taxa: Galeorhinini, Galeorhinus, Hypogaleus, Pachygaleus, Palaeogaleus, Triakini

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: California collection)

• MN 13 of Portugal (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Australia (1)

• Miocene of Costa Rica (1), Germany (1), Mexico (1), the Netherlands (1), Panama (4), Portugal (1), United States (6: North Carolina, Virginia)

• Eocene of Antarctica (3), Egypt (1), the United Kingdom (4), United States (1: Georgia)

• Paleocene of United States (2: California, Mississippi)

Total: 30 collections including 31 occurrences

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