Galeocerdo latidens Agassiz 1843 (tiger shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1843. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome III (livr. 15-16). Imprimérie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel 157-390

Belongs to Galeocerdo according to L. Agassiz 1843

See also Bohm 1926, Kumar and Loyal 1987, White 1926 and Woodward 1889

Sister taxa: Galeocerdo aduncus, Galeocerdo alabamensis, Galeocerdo clarkensis, Galeocerdo contortus, Galeocerdo cuvieri, Galeocerdo denticulatus, Galeocerdo eaglesomei, Galeocerdo gibberulus, Galeocerdo minor, Galeocerdo mixtus, Galeocerdo productus, Galeocerdo semilevis

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Slovakia (1 collection), United States (2: Maryland)

• Eocene of Egypt (1), Germany (1), India (3), Namibia (1), Nigeria (2), Pakistan (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Senegal (1), Togo (1), the United Kingdom (7), United States (5: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Texas, Virginia), Uzbekistan (1)

Total: 28 collections each including a single occurrence

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