Hemipristis curvatus Dames 1883 (ground shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Hemigaleidae

Belongs to Hemipristis according to Dames 1883

See also Ebersole et al. 2019

Sister taxa: Hemipristis elongata, Hemipristis heteropleurus, Hemipristis lavigniensis, Hemipristis paucidens, Hemipristis wyattdurhami

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Oligocene of Oman (1 collection)

• Eocene of Egypt (2), United States (7: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, South Carolina), Western Sahara (3)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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