Carcharhinus gibbesi Woodward 1889 (requiem shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Alternative combinations: Carcharhinus (Aprionodon) gibbesii, Carcharias (Aprionodon) gibbesi, Carcharias (Aprionodon) gibbesii, Negaprion gibbesi, Prionodon gibbesi

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

See also Alessandri 1896, Hay 1902, Leriche 1942 and White 1956

Sister taxa: Carcharhinus ackermani, Carcharhinus albimarginatus, Carcharhinus antiquus, Carcharhinus balochenisis, Carcharhinus brachyurus, Carcharhinus egertoni, Carcharhinus falciformis, Carcharhinus gilmorei, Carcharhinus lamia, Carcharhinus leucas, Carcharhinus macloti, Carcharhinus magdalenae, Carcharhinus mancinae, Carcharhinus marcaisi, Carcharhinus nigeriensis, Carcharhinus obscurus, Carcharhinus perezi, Carcharhinus perseus, Carcharhinus plumbeus, Carcharhinus porosus, Carcharhinus priscus

Subtaxa: Negaprion gibbesi gilmorei

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Colombia (1 collection), United States (1: North Carolina)

• Oligocene of United States (1: South Carolina)

• Eocene of United States (12: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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