†family Pseudotriakidae Brito Capello 1867 (ground shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Pseudotriakidae

Parent taxon: Carcharhiniformes according to C. J. Underwood 2006

See also Case 1978 and Jordan 1963

Sister taxa: Carcharhinidae, Hemigaleidae, Leptochariidae, Pachygaleus, Paratriakis, Proscylliidae, Protoscyliorhinus, Pterolamiops, Scyliorhinidae, Sphyrnidae, Squatigaleus, Triakidae

Subtaxa: Archaeotriakis

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (6: Montana, Wyoming collections)

Total: 6 collections including 8 occurrences

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