Carcharhinus falciformis Bibron 1841 (requiem shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Alternative combination: Carcharias falciformis

Belongs to Carcharhinus according to B. W. Kent 2018

See also Purdy et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Carcharhinus ackermani, Carcharhinus albimarginatus, Carcharhinus antiquus, Carcharhinus balochenisis, Carcharhinus brachyurus, Carcharhinus egertoni, Carcharhinus gibbesi, Carcharhinus gilmorei, Carcharhinus lamia, Carcharhinus leucas, Carcharhinus macloti, Carcharhinus magdalenae, Carcharhinus marcaisi, Carcharhinus nigeriensis, Carcharhinus obscurus, Carcharhinus perezi, Carcharhinus perseus, Carcharhinus plumbeus, Carcharhinus porosus, Carcharhinus priscus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: South Carolina collection)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Mexico (1)

• Miocene of Costa Rica (1), Malta (4), Panama (4), Peru (1), United States (1: North Carolina), Venezuela (1)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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