Orectolobus (carpet shark)

Chondrichthyes - Orectolobiformes

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

See also Jordan 1963

Sister taxa: Acanthoscyllium, Akaimia, Almascyllium, Annea, Brachaeluridae, Brachaelurus, Cretorectolobus, Crossorhinidae, Dorsetoscyllium, Eostegostoma, Ginglymostomatidae, Hemiscylliidae, Heterophorcynus, Mesiteia, Orectolobidae, Orectoloboides, Ornatoscyllium, Palaeobrachaelurus, Pararhincodon, Parascylliidae, Rhincodontidae

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Australia (1 collection)

• Miocene of Australia (1)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Saudi Arabia (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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