Meridiogaleus Engelbrecht et al. 2017 (hound shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Triakidae

Full reference: A. Engelbrecht, T. Mörs, M. A. Reguero and J. Kriwet. 2017. New carcharhiniform sharks (Chondrichthyes, Elasmobranchii) from the early to middle Eocene of Seymour Island, Antarctic Peninsula. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 37(6):e1371724

Parent taxon: Triakini according to A. Engelbrecht et al. 2017

Sister taxon: Kallodentis

Subtaxa: Meridiogaleus cristatus

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Type: Meridiogaleus cristatus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Eocene of Antarctica (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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