Triaenodon Mueller and Henle 1837 (requiem shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Parent taxon: Carcharhinidae according to L. V. Compagno 2005

See also FourriƩre et al. 2014, Jordan 1963 and Purdy et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Abdounia, Alopiopsis, Aprionodon, Carcharhinus, Eogaleus, Galeocerdo, Glyphis, Hypoprion, Isogomphodon, Lamiopsis, Loxodon, Misrichthys, Nasolamia, Negaprion, Physogaleus, Prionace, Rhizoprionodon, Scoliodon, Scoliodontinae

Subtaxa: Triaenodon obesus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

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

• Eocene of United States (2: Georgia, Washington)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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