Prionodon Müller and Henle 1841 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Plagiostomi - Carcharidae

Alternative spelling: Carcharias (Prionodon)

Parent taxon: Carcharidae according to M. Leriche 1942

See also Chapman and Cudmore 1924, Chapman and Pritchard 1904, Eastman 1904, Gray 1825 and Jordan 1963

Sister taxon: Rhaibodus

Subtaxa: Carcharias (Prionodon) aculeatus Carcharias (Prionodon) egertoni Carcharias (Prionodon) incidens Carcharias (Prionodon) javanus Prionodon antiquus Prionodon carolinensis Prionodon egertoni

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Neogene of United States (1: South Carolina collection)

• Miocene of Australia (3), India (1), Madagascar (1), New Zealand (3), Poland (1), Spain (1), United States (5: Maryland, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Oligocene of Australia (1)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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