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Palaeogaleus

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Triakidae

Taxonomy
Palaeogaleus was named by Gurr (1963) [Sepkoski's age data: K Camp T Than Sepkoski's reference number: 884]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Triakidae by Cvancara and Hoganson (1993); and to Carcharhiniformes by Sepkoski (2002).

Species
Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1963Palaeogaleus Gurr
1993Palaeogaleus Cvancara and Hoganson p. 9
2002Palaeogaleus Sepkoski, Jr.

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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)
familyTriakidaeGray 1851
genusPalaeogaleusGurr 1963

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 Campanian to the top of the Wasatchian or 83.50000 to 50.30000 Ma

Collections (14 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6Sweden P. sp. (102886)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6Sweden (Skåne) P. sp. (74334)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6France P. faujasi (61351)
Early/Lower Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Russian Federation (Volgograd) P. sp. (38075)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0France (Midi-Pyrénées) P. sp. (199535)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Texas) P. navarroensis (61738)
Early/Lower Paleocene66.0 - 61.7USA (New Jersey) P. vincenti (62840)
Danian66.0 - 61.6USA (Arkansas) P. vincenti (206776)
Danian66.0 - 61.6Morocco P. brivesi (83311) P. sp. (137838 137839)
Selandian61.6 - 59.2Morocco P. larachei (133217)
Thanetian59.2 - 56.0France (Oise) P. vincenti (68175)
Wasatchian55.8 - 50.3USA (Virginia) P. vincenti (15595)