Ginglymostoma obliquum Leidy 1877 (wobbegong)

Chondrichthyes - Orectolobiformes - Orectolobidae

Alternative combination: Acrodobatis obliquus

Belongs to Ginglymostoma according to G. R. Case 1981

See also Fowler 1911, Hay 1902, Leriche 1942 and Thurmond and Jones 1981

Sister taxa: Ginglymostoma angolense, Ginglymostoma blankenhorni, Ginglymostoma cirratum, Ginglymostoma delfortriei, Ginglymostoma globidens, Ginglymostoma minutum, Ginglymostoma parvula, Ginglymostoma rugosum, Ginglymostoma subafricanum, Ginglymostoma ypresiensis

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Brazil (1 collection)

• Eocene of Nigeria (1), United States (2: Georgia, New Jersey)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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