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Eugaleus falconeri

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Triakidae

Taxonomy
Eugaleus falconeri was named by White (1926). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Oshosun, which is in a Lutetian marine horizon in Nigeria.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1926Eugaleus falconeri White p. 31

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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
genusEugaleusde Blainville and Prévost 1816
speciesfalconeri

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: Lutetian or 47.80000 to 41.30000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Nigeria Eugaleus falconeri (type locality: 187560)