Pachygaleus Cappetta 1992 (hound shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Triakidae

Full reference: H. Cappetta. 1992. Carcharhiniformes nouveaux (Chondrichthyes, Neoselachii) de l'Ypresien du Bassin de Paris. Geobios 25(2):639-646

Parent taxon: Triakidae according to G. R. Case et al. 2015

See also Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Pachygaleus lefevrei

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Germany (1 collection), the United Kingdom (9), United States (3: Alabama, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Paleocene of France (1), United States (1: Mississippi)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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