Prionodon carolinensis Leriche 1942 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Plagiostomi - Carcharidae

Full reference: M. Leriche. 1942. Contribution a l'etude des faunes ichthyologiques marines des terrains tertiaires de la plaine cotiere Atlantique et du centre des Etats-Unis. Memoires de la Societe Geologique de France (Nouvelle Serie) 45:1-111

Belongs to Prionodon according to M. Leriche 1942

Sister taxa: Carcharias (Prionodon) aculeatus, Carcharias (Prionodon) egertoni, Carcharias (Prionodon) incidens, Carcharias (Prionodon) javanus, Prionodon antiquus, Prionodon egertoni

Type specimen: Its type locality is Pocotaligo, which is in a Neogene marine horizon in South Carolina

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Pocotaligo

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