Carcharhinus perezi Poey 1876 (requiem shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Alternative combinations: Carcharhinus perezii, Platypodon perezi

Belongs to Carcharhinus according to C. Pimiento et al. 2013

See also Kent 2018 and 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 macloti, Carcharhinus magdalenae, Carcharhinus marcaisi, Carcharhinus nigeriensis, Carcharhinus obscurus, Carcharhinus perseus, Carcharhinus plumbeus, Carcharhinus porosus, Carcharhinus priscus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

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

• MN 13 of Portugal (2)

• Miocene of Panama (2), Portugal (1), United States (2: Delaware, North Carolina), Venezuela (1)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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