Carcharias (Prionodon) egertoni Eastman 1904 (blue shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Synonyms: Galeocerdo egertoni Gibbes 1849, Glyphis subulata Gibbes 1847

Full reference: C. R. Eastman. 1904. Systematic Paleontology: Pisces. Maryland Geological Survey Miocene, Text 71-93

Belongs to Carcharias (Prionodon) according to C. R. Eastman 1904

Sister taxa: Carcharias (Prionodon) aculeatus, Prionodon antiquus, Prionodon carolinensis, Carcharias (Prionodon) incidens, Carcharias (Prionodon) javanus, Prionodon egertoni

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Patuxent River, near (Miocene of Maryland)

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