Galeocerdo davisi Chapman and Pritchard 1904 (tiger shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Belongs to Galeocerdo according to F. Chapman and F. A. Cudmore 1924

See also Chapman 1918 and Chapman and Pritchard 1904

Sister taxa: Galeocerdo aduncus, Galeocerdo alabamensis, Galeocerdo clarkensis, Galeocerdo contortus, Galeocerdo crassidens, Galeocerdo cuvieri, 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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Gellibrand River, which is in a Langhian marine horizon in Australia

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene to Pliocene of Australia (1 collection)

• Miocene of Australia (1), New Zealand (1)

• Oligocene of Australia (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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