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Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Scoliodon was named by Muller and Henle (1837).

It was reranked as Carcharias (Scoliodon) by Woodward (1889).

It was assigned to Carcharias by Woodward (1889); to Galeidae by Jordan (1963); to Scoliodontinae by Long (1992); and to Carcharhinidae by Case (1980), Case (1981), Compagno (2005) and Ebersole et al. (2019).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1837Scoliodon Muller and Henle
1889Carcharias (Scoliodon) Woodward
1963Scoliodon Jordan p. 599
1980Scoliodon Case p. 86
1981Scoliodon Case p. 64
1992Scoliodon Long p. 29
2005Scoliodon Compagno
2019Scoliodon Ebersole et al. p. 80

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phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
orderCarchariniformes(Compagno 1973)
familyCarcharhinidaeJordan and Evermann 1896
genusScoliodonMuller and Henle 1837

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.

No diagnoses are available
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 (28 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Eocene - Middle Eocene55.8 - 37.2United Kingdom (England) S. sp. (3257 3258)
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2Uzbekistan Rhizoprionodon ganntourensis (62573)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Togo Rhizoprionodon ganntourensis (32991)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3India (Kutch) S. sp. (45589)
Lutetian - Bartonian47.8 - 38.0Antarctica (Seymour Island) S. sp. (53666)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0Antarctica S. sp. (31173)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9USA (South Carolina) Rhizoprionodon ganntourensis (202013 202014)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9USA (Georgia) Rhizoprionodon ganntourensis (160397) S. terraenovae (73434)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Brazil (Para) S. taxandriae (58454 65162 112590)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Brazil S. taxandriae (112581)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97India (Orissa) S. sp. (42842)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Saudi Arabia S. sp. (47026)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97USA (North Carolina) S. terraenovae (71660)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82Netherlands S. taxandriae (45505)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608India S. sorrakowah (72085)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608India (Orissa) S. laticaudus (46343 46360 46365 46366)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Costa Rica S. taxandriae (91357)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Germany S. taxandriae (162719)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Costa Rica (Limon) S. taxandriae (162678)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333India (Gujarat) S. sp. (87489)