Order Squaliformes

Chondrichthyes - Squaliformes

Parent taxon: Selachimorpha according to B. W. Kent 2018

See also Adnet et al. 2008, Biddle 1993, Cassier 1966, Cvancara and Hoganson 1993, Long 1992, Long 2011, Purdy et al. 2001, Sepkoski 2002 and Underwood 2006

Sister taxon: Squatiniformes

Subtaxa: Centrophoridae Centropterus Centrosqualus Cretascymnus Dalatiidae Dalatioidea Eoetmopterus Etmopteridae Gibbechinorhinus Microetmopterus Paraechinorhinus Proetmopterus Protoxynotus Pseudoechinorhinus Scymnorhinidae Somniosidae Squalogaleus

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Distribution:

• Pliocene of Ecuador (2 collections), Italy (1), Mexico (1), United States (2: California, North Carolina)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Ecuador (1), Japan (1)

• Miocene of Colombia (2), Costa Rica (1), Ecuador (2), New Zealand (2), Panama (3), Slovakia (9)

• Waitakian of New Zealand (2)

• Oligocene of United States (8: California, Oregon, Washington)

• Eocene to Oligocene of United States (2: Oregon, Washington)

• Eocene of Antarctica (2), France (4), Jordan (1), New Zealand (1), the United Kingdom (8), United States (2: Oregon, Virginia), Uzbekistan (1)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Denmark (1)

• Paleocene of New Zealand (6), United States (1: California)

• Cretaceous of Germany (3), Israel (1), Lebanon (1), Lithuania (1), New Zealand (1)

• Jurassic of Germany (1), Luxembourg (1)

Total: 75 collections including 122 occurrences

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