Hypoprion Muller and Henle 1838 (requiem shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Parent taxon: Carcharhinidae according to W. Kiessling 2003

See also Jordan 1963 and White 1926

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

Subtaxa: Hypoprion overricus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Brazil (1 collection), India (6), Portugal (1)

• Eocene of Nigeria (2), the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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