Megascyliorhinus miocaenicus Antunes and Jonet 1969 (collared carpetshark)

Chondrichthyes - Orectolobiformes - Parascylliidae

Alternative combination: Rhincodon miocaenicus

Belongs to Megascyliorhinus according to R. W. Purdy et al. 2001

See also Cappetta and Ward 1977

Sister taxon: Megascyliorhinus cooperi

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore


• Pliocene of Tunisia (1 collection)

• MN 13 of Portugal (2)

• Miocene of France (3), Portugal (1), United States (1: North Carolina)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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