Carcharhinus macloti Muller and Henle 1839 (requiem shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Alternative combination: Carcharias macloti

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 falciformis, Carcharhinus gibbesi, Carcharhinus gilmorei, Carcharhinus lamia, Carcharhinus leucas, Carcharhinus magdalenae, Carcharhinus mancinae, Carcharhinus marcaisi, Carcharhinus nigeriensis, Carcharhinus obscurus, Carcharhinus perezi, Carcharhinus perseus, Carcharhinus plumbeus, Carcharhinus porosus, Carcharhinus priscus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

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

• Miocene of Panama (5), Peru (1), United States (1: Virginia)

• Eocene of United States (1: Georgia)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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