Galeocerdo aduncus Agassiz 1843 (tiger shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Alternative combination: Physogaleus aduncus

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1843. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome III (livr. 15-16). Imprimérie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel 157-390

Belongs to Galeocerdo according to L. Agassiz 1843

See also Chapman and Cudmore 1924, Chapman and Pritchard 1904, Cicimurri and Knight 2009, Hay 1902, Kent 2018, Landini et al. 2019, Leriche 1942, Vicens and Rodríguez-Perea 2003 and Woodward 1889

Sister taxa: Galeocerdo alabamensis, Galeocerdo clarkensis, Galeocerdo contortus, Galeocerdo crassidens, Galeocerdo cuvieri, Galeocerdo davisi, Galeocerdo denticulatus, Galeocerdo eaglesomei, Galeocerdo gibberulus, Galeocerdo hartwellii, Galeocerdo latidens, Galeocerdo minor, Galeocerdo mixtus, Galeocerdo rosaliensis, Galeocerdo semilevis, Galeocerdo subcrenatus, Galeocerdo tigrinus, Corax planus, Corax maximus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Ecuador (1 collection)

• MN 13 of Portugal (1)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Australia (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (2), Australia (4), Austria (3), Costa Rica (1), the Czech Republic (1), France (7), Germany (1), India (2), Italy (2), Japan (7), Madagascar (1), Malta (4), Mexico (2), the Netherlands (2), Panama (3), Peru (2), Poland (2), Portugal (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Slovakia (2), Spain (1), United States (22: California, Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (3)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (1), Peru (1)

• Oligocene of France (1), Oman (1), United States (1: South Carolina)

Total: 85 collections each including a single occurrence

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