Abdounia enniskilleni White 1956 (requiem shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Alternative combination: Scyliorhinus enniskilleni

Full reference: E. I. White. 1956. The Eocene fishes of Alabama. Bulletins of American Paleontology 35(156):122-152

Belongs to Abdounia according to J. A. Ebersole et al. 2019

See also Case 1981, Maisch et al. 2014, Thurmond and Jones 1981 and White 1956

Sister taxa: Abdounia beaugei, Abdounia mesetae, Abdounia minutissima, Abdounia recticonia, Abdounia richteri

Type specimen: BMNH P. 30634, a tooth. Its type locality is The Rocks, which is in a Priabonian foreshore claystone in the Yazoo Formation of Alabama.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Eocene of United States (15: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas collections)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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