Physodon secundus Winkler 1876 (requiem shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Alternative combinations: Alopiopsis (Physodon) secundus, Carcharias (Physodon) secundus, Rhizoprionodon secundus, Trigonodus secundus

Belongs to Physodon according to J. T. Thurmond and D. E. Jones 1981

See also Cappetta 1980, Case et al. 2015, Casier 1946, Cassier 1966, Ebersole et al. 2019, Leriche 1926, Maisch et al. 2014, Noubhani and Cappetta 1997, Stromer 1910 and White 1956

Sister taxa: Carcharias (Physodon) quartus, Physodon contortus, Physodon triqueter

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Eocene of the United Kingdom (4 collections), United States (2: Alabama)

• Paleocene of Togo (1)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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