Negaprion Whitley 1940 (lemon shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Parent taxon: Carcharhinidae according to L. V. Compagno 2005

See also Adnet et al. 2007, Carillo-BriceƱo et al. 2014, Case 1981, Hastings and Dooley 2017, Kent 2018, Landini et al. 2019, Purdy et al. 2001 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Abdounia, Alopiopsis, Aprionodon, Carcharhinus, Eogaleus, Galeocerdo, Glyphis, Hypoprion, Isogomphodon, Lamiopsis, Loxodon, Misrichthys, Nasolamia, Physogaleus, Prionace, Rhizoprionodon, Scoliodon, Scoliodontinae, Triaenodon

Subtaxa: Negaprion brevirostris Negaprion eurybathrodon

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (6: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina collections)

• Pliocene of Angola (1), Ecuador (3), Libya (1), United States (3: Florida, North Carolina)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Panama (1)

• Miocene of Austria (2), Costa Rica (2), Cuba (1), Ecuador (1), France (1), India (2), Italy (1), Japan (4), Malta (5), Mexico (2), Panama (13), Peru (1), Portugal (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Slovakia (2), South Africa (1), United States (18: California, Florida, North Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (3)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Peru (1)

• Oligocene of Egypt (1), Japan (2), Oman (1), Pakistan (1), United States (3: California, Florida, North Carolina)

• Eocene of Egypt (23), Pakistan (1), United States (6: Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina)

Total: 116 collections including 128 occurrences

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