Scoliodon Muller and Henle 1837 (requiem shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Alternative spelling: Carcharias (Scoliodon)

Parent taxon: Carcharhinidae according to L. V. Compagno 2005

See also Case 1980, Case 1981, Jordan 1963, Long 1992 and Woodward 1889

Sister taxa: Abdounia, Alopiopsis, Aprionodon, Carcharhinus, Eogaleus, Galeocerdo, Glyphis, Hypoprion, Isogomphodon, Lamiopsis, Loxodon, Misrichthys, Nasolamia, Negaprion, Physogaleus, Prionace, Rhizoprionodon, Scoliodontinae, Triaenodon

Subtaxa: Scoliodon terraenovae

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Brazil (4 collections), Costa Rica (2), Germany (1), India (7), the Netherlands (1), Saudi Arabia (1), United States (1: North Carolina)

• Eocene of Antarctica (2), India (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (1: Georgia)

Total: 23 collections including 24 occurrences

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