Carcharhinus plumbeus Nardo 1827 (requiem shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Alternative combination: Squalus plumbeus

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 macloti, Carcharhinus magdalenae, Carcharhinus marcaisi, Carcharhinus nigeriensis, Carcharhinus obscurus, Carcharhinus perezi, Carcharhinus perseus, Carcharhinus porosus, Carcharhinus priscus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (2: Alabama, South Carolina collections)

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina)

• MN 13 of Portugal (1)

• Miocene of Panama (4), Portugal (1), Saudi Arabia (1), United States (2: Florida, North Carolina)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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