Galeorhinus affinis Probst 1878 (school shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Triakidae

Alternative combination: Galeus affinis

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

Sister taxa: Galeorhinus falconeri, Galeorhinus galeus, Galeorhinus hannibali, Galeorhinus huberensis, Galeorhinus minor, Eugaleus falconeri, Eugaleus latus, Eugaleus beaugei

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina collection)

• Miocene of Japan (1), Slovakia (1), United States (2: North Carolina)

• Paleocene of United States (1: Mississippi)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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