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Galeorhinus (school shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Triakidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1816Galeorhinus de Blainville and Prévost p. 248
1864Eugaleus Gill
1902Galeorhinus Hay p. 312
1919Galeorhinus Jordan and Gilbert p. 21
1926Eugaleus White p. 26
1938Eugaleus Weiler p. 8
1963Eugaleus Jordan p. 599
1963Galeorhinus Jordan p. 599
1966Galeorhinus Cassier p. 86
1981Galeorhinus Case p. 65
1981Galeorhinus Thurmond and Jones p. 67
1987Galeorhinus Kumar and Loyal p. 66
1998Galeorhinus Yabe and Hirayama p. 47
2000Galeorhinus Long and Stilwell p. 350
2001Galeorhinus Purdy et al. p. 139
2002Geleorhinus Sepkoski, Jr.
2009Galeorhinus Cicimurri and Knight p. 635

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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
genusGaleorhinusde Blainville and Prévost 1816

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

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Middle Campanian to the top of the Rancholabrean or 83.50000 to 0.01200 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 72.1 Ma

Collections (82 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Campanian83.6 - 72.1Sweden Galeorhinus sp. (102883)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6Sweden (Skåne) Galeorhinus sp. (74334)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6Sweden Galeorhinus sp. (102886)
Middle Campanian83.5 - 70.6France Galeorhinus girardoti (61352 61353)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (Maryland) Galeorhinus giradoti (83331)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Texas) Galeorhinus girardoti (61738)
Late/Upper Paleocene58.7 - 55.8USA (Mississippi) Galeorhinus ypresiensis, Galeorhinus affinis, Galeorhinus minor, Abdounia beaugei (62872)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8USA (South Carolina) Abdounia beaugei (203258)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8Antarctica Galeorhinus sp. (100414)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8Morocco Abdounia beaugei (71235)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8India (Himachal Pradesh) Galeorhinus sp. (31267)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8United Kingdom (England) Galeorhinus minor (13299) Galeorhinus sp., Galeorhinus minor (8050) Galeorhinus ypresiensis (3260)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8India (Gujarat) Galeorhinus sp. (71438)
Wasatchian55.8 - 50.3USA (Virginia) Galeorhinus ypresiensis, Abdounia beaugei (15595)
Wasatchian55.8 - 50.3Mexico (Baja California) Galeorhinus sp. (15671)
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6USA (Mississippi) Galeorhinus affini, Galeorhinus minor, Abdounia beaugei (62890)
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2Uzbekistan Abdounia beaugei (45702) Galeorhinus sp. (45701) Galeorhinus sp., Abdounia beaugei (62573)
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2United Kingdom (England) Abdounia beaugei (3265)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Nigeria Eugaleus falconeri (187560) Galeorhinus falconeri (77257)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3USA (Alabama) Galeorhinus sp. (13346)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Jordan Galeorhinus sp. (65226)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3USA (California) Galeorhinus sp. (16712)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Togo Galeorhinus sp. (32991)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3United Kingdom (England) Galeorhinus minutissimus, Galeorhinus ypresiensis (41992) Galeorhinus ypresiensis (41989 41994 41996 41998) Galeorhinus ypresiensis, Galeorhinus minor (41888)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3India (Gujarat) Galeorhinus sp. (48074)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (Mississippi) Galeorhinus huberensis (61249)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (Louisiana) Galeorhinus huberensis (3534)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (Alabama) Galeorhinus falconeri (83251)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0United Kingdom (England) Eugaleus minor (42636)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9USA (Alabama) Galeorhinus falconeri (45637)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9USA (Arkansas) Galeorhinus sp. (16549)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9USA (Louisiana) Galeorhinus huberensis (55251 75638)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Western Sahara Galeorhinus sp. (96686 96688)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9USA (Georgia) Galeorhinus galeus, Galeorhinus huberensis (73434)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9Antarctica Galeorhinus sp. (43030)
Early/Lower Oligocene33.9 - 28.4Japan (Fukuoka) Galeorhinus sp. (161440)
Rupelian33.9 - 28.1Netherlands Galeorhinus latus (87249 87250)
Rupelian33.9 - 28.1Hungary Eugaleus latus (124377)
Rupelian33.9 - 28.1Netherlands (Winterswijik) Galeorhinus latus (87248)
Chattian28.1 - 23.03USA (California) Galeorhinus latus (11601)
Chattian28.1 - 23.03USA (South Carolina) Galeorhinus sp. (97550)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97USA (North Carolina) Galeorhinus latus, Galeorhinus affinis, Galeorhinus galeus (71660)
Aquitanian - Langhian23.03 - 13.82USA (North Carolina) Galeorhinus affinis (48887)
Miocene23.03 - 5.333Japan (Hiroshima) Galeorhinus affinis (161447)
Miocene - Pliocene23.03 - 2.588Chile Galeorhinus sp. (102183)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97France (Bouches-du-Rhône) Galeorhinus sp. (37238)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82Netherlands Galeorhinus sp. (45505)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82USA (California) Eugaleus sp. (59059)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608India (Orissa) Galeorhinus parvulus (46365)
Middle Miocene - Early/Lower Pliocene15.97 - 3.6Chile (Antwerpen) Galeorhinus galeus (154114)
Serravallian13.82 - 11.62France (Gironde) Galeorhinus galeus (161524)
Serravallian - Tortonian13.82 - 7.246Malta (Ras ii-Karraba) Galeorhinus goncalvesi (161384)
Badenian13.65 - 12.7Slovakia (Bratislava) Galeorhinus affinis (161996)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Panama (Colon) Galeorhinus galeus (160781)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Poland Eugaleus latus (121515)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Germany Eugaleus minor (162719)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Netherlands (Noord-Brabant) Galeorhinus sp. (162679)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333South Africa Galeorhinus sp. (22219)
Messinian7.246 - 5.333Japan (Chiba) Galeorhinus sp. (202927)
Messinian7.246 - 5.333Portugal Galeorhinus goncalvesi (91423)
MN 137.246 - 4.9Portugal (Alvalade) Galeorhinus goncalvesi (65955)
MN 137.246 - 4.9Portugal Galeorhinus goncalvesi (65954)
Messinian - Zanclean7.246 - 3.6Japan (Chiba) Galeorhinus sp. (70006)
Messinian - Piacenzian7.246 - 2.588Australia (South Australia) Galeorhinus australis (50343)
Zanclean5.333 - 3.6USA (North Carolina) Galeorhinus affinis (52582)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588USA (California) Galeorhinus hannibali (186032)
Rancholabrean0.3 - 0.012USA (California) Galeorhinus zopterus (85314)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (California) Galeorhinus galeus (190889)