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Glyphis (river shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Taxonomy
Glyphis was named by Agassiz (1843). It is extant. Its type is Glyphis hastalis.

It was assigned to Galeidae by Jordan (1963); and to Carcharhinidae by Compagno (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1843Glyphis Agassiz p. 243
1963Glyphis Jordan p. 599
2005Glyphis Compagno

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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)
familyCarcharhinidaeJordan and Evermann 1896
genusGlyphis

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: Miocene or 23.03000 to 5.33300 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Miocene23.03 - 5.333Sri Lanka Glyphis minor (13449)