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Galeocerdo alabamensis

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Taxonomy
Galeocerdo alabamensis was named by Leriche (1942). It is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Melvin, southeast of, which is in a Priabonian marginal marine mixed carbonate-siliciclastic in the Yazoo Formation of Alabama.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1942Galeocerdo alabamensis Leriche p. 48 figs. Plate 4, Fig. 2
1981Galeocerdo alabamensis Thurmond and Jones p. 62

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
RankNameAuthor
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Selachii
superorderGaleomorphi
orderCarchariniformes(Compagno 1973)
familyCarcharhinidaeJordan and Evermann 1896
genusGaleocerdoMüller and Henle 1837
speciesalabamensis

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 Bartonian to the top of the Late/Upper Eocene or 41.30000 to 33.90000 Ma

Collections (5 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (Louisiana) Galeocerdo alabamensis (3534)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9USA (Alabama) Galeocerdo alabamensis (type locality: 28983)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9USA (Louisiana) Galeocerdo alabamensis (55251)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9USA (Georgia) Galeocerdo alabamensis (45640)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9USA (Louisiana) Galeocerdo alabamensis (163744)