Galeocerdo cuvieri Peron and LeSueur 1822 (tiger shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Alternative combination: Galeocerdo cuvier

Belongs to Galeocerdo according to P. E. P. Deraniyagala 1969

See also Purdy et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Galeocerdo aduncus, Galeocerdo alabamensis, Galeocerdo clarkensis, Galeocerdo contortus, Galeocerdo crassidens, Galeocerdo davisi, Galeocerdo denticulatus, Galeocerdo eaglesomei, Galeocerdo gibberulus, Galeocerdo hartwellii, Galeocerdo latidens, Galeocerdo minor, Galeocerdo mixtus, Galeocerdo rosaliensis, Galeocerdo semilevis, Galeocerdo subcrenatus, Galeocerdo tigrinus, Corax planus, Corax maximus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Quaternary of Brazil (1 collection), United States (6: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina)

• Pliocene of Angola (1), Libya (1), United States (3: Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Panama (1)

• Miocene of India (2), Malta (1), Panama (12), Sri Lanka (2), United States (4: Florida), Venezuela (1)

Total: 35 collections each including a single occurrence

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