Carcharhinus magdalenae Jordan and Hanibal 1923 (requiem shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Full reference: D. S. Jordan and H. Hanibal. 1923. Fossil sharks and rays of the Pacific slope of North America. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 22:27-63

Belongs to Carcharhinus according to D. S. Jordan and H. Hanibal 1923

Sister taxa: Carcharhinus ackermani, Carcharhinus albimarginatus, Carcharhinus antiquus, Carcharhinus balochenisis, Carcharhinus brachyurus, Carcharhinus egertoni, Carcharhinus falciformis, Carcharhinus gibbesi, Carcharhinus gilmorei, Carcharhinus lamia, Carcharhinus leucas, Carcharhinus macloti, Carcharhinus marcaisi, Carcharhinus nigeriensis, Carcharhinus obscurus, Carcharhinus perezi, Carcharhinus perseus, Carcharhinus plumbeus, Carcharhinus porosus, Carcharhinus priscus

Type specimen: LSJU 901, a tooth. Its type locality is Magdalena Bay, which is in a Pleistocene coastal horizon in Mexico.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Magdalena Bay

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