Galeocerdo Müller and Henle 1837 (tiger shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Synonym: Corax Agassiz 1843

Parent taxon: Carcharhinidae according to L. V. Compagno 2005

See also Alessandri 1896, Ameghino 1901, Bendix-Almgreen 1983, Bohm 1926, Cantalice et al. 2019, Case 1981, Chapman 1918, Chapman and Cudmore 1924, Chapman and Pritchard 1904, Davis 1888, Deraniyagala 1969, Hastings and Dooley 2017, Hay 1902, Jordan 1907, Jordan 1963, Jordan and Gilbert 1919, Kent 2018, Kumar and Loyal 1987, Landini et al. 2019, Leidy 1873, Leriche 1942, Maisch et al. 2014, Purdy et al. 2001, Sepkoski 2002, Thurmond and Jones 1981, Vicens and Rodríguez-Perea 2003, White 1926 and Woodward 1889

Sister taxa: Abdounia, Alopiopsis, Aprionodon, Carcharhinus, Eogaleus, Glyphis, Hypoprion, Isogomphodon, Lamiopsis, Loxodon, Misrichthys, Nasolamia, Negaprion, Physogaleus, Prionace, Rhizoprionodon, Scoliodon, Scoliodontinae, Triaenodon

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

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Type: Galeocerdo tigrinus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

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

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

• MN 13 of Portugal (1)

• Hemphillian of Mexico (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Australia (2), Mexico (1), Panama (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (2), Australia (6), Austria (3), Brazil (5), Costa Rica (1), Cuba (1), the Czech Republic (1), Denmark (2), France (8), Germany (1), India (4), Italy (2), Japan (7), Madagascar (1), Malta (4), Mexico (2), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (1), Pakistan (1), Panama (14), Peru (4), Poland (2), Portugal (2), Saudi Arabia (1), Slovakia (3), Spain (1), Sri Lanka (2), United States (39: California, Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (6)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (1), Peru (1)

• Oligocene of Australia (2), Egypt (1), France (1), Japan (2), Oman (1), United States (3: California, North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Eocene of Australia (1), Egypt (17), Germany (1), India (3), Jordan (1), Madagascar (1), Mexico (1), Namibia (1), Nigeria (4), Pakistan (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Senegal (1), Togo (1), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (8), United States (23: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia), Uzbekistan (1), Western Sahara (3)

• Paleocene of United States (1: Virginia)

Total: 234 collections including 283 occurrences

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