Carcharhinus nigeriensis White 1926 (requiem shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Full reference: E. I. White. 1926. Eocene fishes from Nigeria. Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Nigeria 10:1-87

Belongs to Carcharhinus according to E. I. White 1926

Sister taxa: Carcharhinus ackermani, Carcharhinus albimarginatus, Carcharhinus antiquus, Carcharhinus balochenisis, Carcharhinus brachyurus, Carcharhinus egertoni, Carcharhinus falciformis, Carcharhinus gibbesi, Carcharhinus gilmorei, Carcharhinus lamia, Carcharhinus leucas, Carcharhinus macloti, Carcharhinus magdalenae, Carcharhinus mancinae, Carcharhinus marcaisi, Carcharhinus obscurus, Carcharhinus perezi, Carcharhinus perseus, Carcharhinus plumbeus, Carcharhinus porosus, Carcharhinus priscus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Ameki, SE of, which is in a Bartonian deep-water horizon in the Ameki Formation of Nigeria

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Nigeria (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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