Nebrius serra Leidy 1877 (nurse shark)

Chondrichthyes - Orectolobiformes - Ginglymostomatidae

Alternative combinations: Acrodobatis serra, Ginglymostoma serra

Belongs to Nebrius according to D. J. Cicimurri and J. L. Knight 2009

See also Hay 1902, Leriche 1942, Thurmond and Jones 1981, White 1926 and Woodward 1889

Sister taxa: Nebrius concolor, Nebrius obliquus, Nebrius thielensis

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore


• Miocene of Brazil (4 collections), United States (1: South Carolina)

• Oligocene of United States (1: South Carolina)

• Eocene of Nigeria (2), United States (8: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Virginia)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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