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Galeorhinus galeus

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Triakidae

Taxonomy
Squalus galeus was named by Linnaeus (1758). It is not extant. It is the type species of Galeorhinus.

It was recombined as Galeorhinus galeus by Hay (1902) and Case (1981).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Squalus galeus Linnaeus
1902Galeorhinus galeus Hay p. 312
1981Galeorhinus galeus Case p. 65

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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)
familyTriakidaeGray 1851
genusGaleorhinusde Blainville and Prévost 1816
speciesgaleus(Linnaeus 1758)

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 Late/Upper Eocene to the top of the Late/Upper Pleistocene or 37.20000 to 0.01170 Ma

Collections (6 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9USA (Georgia) Galeorhinus galeus (73434)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97USA (North Carolina) Galeorhinus galeus (71660)
Middle Miocene - Early/Lower Pliocene15.97 - 3.6Chile (Antwerpen) Galeorhinus galeus (154114)
Serravallian13.82 - 11.62France (Gironde) Galeorhinus galeus (161524)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Panama (Colon) Galeorhinus galeus (160781)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (California) Galeorhinus galeus (190889)