Squatigaleus Cappetta 1982 (ground shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes

Parent taxon: Carcharhiniformes according to J. J. Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Carcharhinidae, Hemigaleidae, Leptochariidae, Paratriakis, Proscylliidae, Protoscyliorhinus, Pseudotriakidae, Pterolamiops, Scyliorhinidae, Sphyrnidae, Triakidae

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Syria (2 collections), United States (1: Texas)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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