Negaprion brevirostris Poey 1868 (lemon shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Belongs to Negaprion according to F. Poey 1868

Sister taxon: Negaprion eurybathrodon

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (5: Alabama, Florida, Georgia collections)

• Pliocene of Angola (1), Libya (1), United States (3: Florida, North Carolina)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Panama (1)

• Miocene of Cuba (1), Panama (11), Peru (1), United States (10: Florida, North Carolina)

Total: 35 collections each including a single occurrence

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