Clade Galeoidei (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Euselachii

Parent taxon: Euselachii according to D. S. Jordan 1963

See also David 1943

Sister taxa: Acronemus, Artiodus, Ctenacanthiformes, Dasyatiformes, Galei, Hueneichthys, Hybodontida, Musteliformes, Neoselachii, Notidaniformes, Protacrodontoidea, Scyliorhiniformes, Sphenacanthidae, Squatinoidei, Squatinorajiformes, Surcaudalus, Synechodontidae

Subtaxa: Galeidae Pliotremidae

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: California collection)

• MN 13 of Portugal (2)

• Miocene of Malta (1), United States (2: California, Washington)

• Oligocene of Germany (1)

• Eocene of Egypt (7), France (2), Italy (1), Jordan (1), the United Kingdom (4), United States (1: Virginia)

• Paleocene of United States (2: California, South Carolina)

• Devonian of Germany (1)

Total: 26 collections including 30 occurrences

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