Family Carcharhinidae Jordan and Evermann 1896 (requiem shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Alternative spellings: Carcharhininae, Carcharinidae

Parent taxon: Carcharhiniformes according to J. A. Ebersole et al. 2019

See also Adnet et al. 2007, Bendix-Almgreen 1983, Carnevale et al. 2014, Case 1981, Cassier 1966, Cicimurri and Knight 2009, Compagno 2005, Engelbrecht et al. 2017, FourriƩre et al. 2014, Hay 1902, Kent 2018, Long 1992, Purdy et al. 2001, Szabo et al. 2017, Tabuce et al. 2005, Thurmond and Jones 1981, Underwood 2006 and Weiler 1938

Sister taxa: Galeocerdidae, Hemigaleidae, Leptochariidae, Paratriakis, Proscylliidae, Protoscyliorhinus, Pseudotriakidae, Pterolamiops, Scyliorhinidae, Sphyrnidae, Squatigaleus, Triakidae

Subtaxa: Abdounia Alopiopsis Aprionodon Carcharhinus Eogaleus Galeocerdo Glyphis Hypoprion Isogomphodon Lamiopsis Loxodon Misrichthys Nasolamia Negaprion Physogaleus Prionace Pseudabdounia Rhizoprionodon Scoliodon Scoliodontinae Triaenodon

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (1 collection), Ecuador (2), Japan (3), the Marshall Islands (1), Mexico (1), United States (11: Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Italy (1)

• Pliocene of Angola (1), Australia (2), Chile (2), Colombia (1), Ecuador (4), Greece (1), Italy (1), Japan (1), Libya (1), Mexico (3), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (1), Portugal (1), United States (5: California, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina)

• MN 13 of Portugal (2)

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

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

• Neogene of United States (1: South Carolina)

• Miocene of Argentina (3), Australia (8), Austria (8), Brazil (6), Colombia (3), Costa Rica (3), Cuba (2), the Czech Republic (1), Denmark (2), Ecuador (6), France (12), Germany (3), Grenada (5), India (13), Italy (2), Japan (28), Madagascar (1), Malta (5), Mexico (4), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (3), Pakistan (1), Panama (30), Peru (10), Poland (2), Portugal (5), Saudi Arabia (2), Slovakia (4), South Africa (1), Spain (2), Sri Lanka (2), United States (43: California, Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Uruguay (2), Venezuela (9)

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

• Oligocene of Australia (3), Egypt (2), France (1), Germany (3), Hungary (1), Japan (3), Oman (1), Pakistan (6), Poland (1), United States (4: California, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Eocene of Antarctica (4), Australia (1), Canada (10: Northwest Territories, Northwest Territory), Chile (1), Egypt (35), France (1), Germany (1), India (6), Italy (2), Jordan (2), Madagascar (1), Mexico (1), Morocco (2), Namibia (1), Nigeria (4), Pakistan (2), Saudi Arabia (1), Senegal (1), Togo (1), Tonga (1), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (16), United States (33: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington), Uzbekistan (3), Western Sahara (3)

• Paleocene of Morocco (2), United States (2: Mississippi, Virginia)

• Cretaceous of United States (4: Maryland, Wyoming)

Total: 460 collections including 1228 occurrences

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