Negaprion eurybathrodon Blake 1862 (lemon shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Alternative combination: Lamna eurybathrodon

Belongs to Negaprion according to B. W. Kent 2018

See also Case 1981 and Purdy et al. 2001

Sister taxon: Negaprion brevirostris

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


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

• Pliocene of Ecuador (3)

• Miocene of Costa Rica (2), Italy (1), Malta (5), Portugal (1), Saudi Arabia (1), United States (4: Virginia), Venezuela (1)

• Eocene of Pakistan (1), United States (2: Georgia)

Total: 22 collections each including a single occurrence

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