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Aprionodon

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Taxonomy
Aprionodon was named by Gill (1861). It is extant.

It was reranked as Carcharias (Aprionodon) by Woodward (1889), Alessandri (1896) and Bohm (1926); it was reranked as Carcharhinus (Aprionodon) by Hay (1902).

It was assigned to Carcharhinus by Hay (1902); to Carcharias by Woodward (1889), Alessandri (1896) and Bohm (1926); to Galeidae by Jordan (1963); and to Carcharhinidae by White (1926), Case (1980) and Thurmond and Jones (1981).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1861Aprionodon Gill
1889Carcharias (Aprionodon) Woodward p. 437
1896Carcharias (Aprionodon) Alessandri p. 721
1902Carcharhinus (Aprionodon) Hay p. 312
1926Carcharias (Aprionodon) Bohm p. 79
1926Aprionodon White p. 38
1963Aprionodon Jordan p. 599
1980Aprionodon Case p. 86
1981Aprionodon Thurmond and Jones p. 65

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Selachii
superorderGaleomorphi
orderCarchariniformes(Compagno 1973)
familyCarcharhinidaeJordan and Evermann 1896
genusAprionodonGill 1861

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: marinesubp
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: nektonico
Diet: carnivoreo
Created: 2009-07-21 06:53:24
Modified: 2009-07-21 08:53:24
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Wagner 2017, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Lutetian to the top of the Tortonian or 47.80000 to 7.24600 Ma

Collections (14 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2Uzbekistan A. amekiensis (45701 45702)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Nigeria A. amekiensis (60711)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0Egypt Carcharias frequens (42054)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0United Kingdom (England) A. woodwardi (42636 42639)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0Nigeria A. amekiensis (32905)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9USA (Alabama) Hypoprion greyegertoni (45637)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Namibia (Sperrgebiet) Carcharias frequens (149316)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97USA (North Carolina) A. acuaris (71660)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82USA (California) A. sp. (59059)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Madagascar Carcharias sp. (51586)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333India (Gujarat) A. sp. (87489)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Portugal A. lerichei (56459)