Palaeogaleus Gurr 1963 (hound shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Triakidae

Parent taxon: Triakidae according to A. M. Cvancara and J. W. Hoganson 1993

See also Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Palaeogaleus vincenti

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Eocene of United States (1: Virginia collection)

• Paleocene of France (1), Morocco (4), United States (2: Arkansas, New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of France (2), the Russian Federation (1), Sweden (2), United States (1: Texas)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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