Keasius parvus Leriche 1908 (basking shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Cetorhinidae

Alternative combination: Cetorhinus parvus

Belongs to Keasius according to B. J. Welton 2013

See also Cicimurri and Knight 2009, Ciobanu 1977, Kalabis and Schultz 1974, Merle et al. 2002, Přikryl et al. 2016 and Schultz 1978

Sister taxon: Keasius taylori

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic suspension feeder-carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (2: Virginia collections)

• Oligocene of the Czech Republic (1), France (1), Germany (2), the Netherlands (1), Poland (1), Romania (1), United States (1: South Carolina)

• Eocene to Oligocene of the Czech Republic (1)

Total: 11 collections including 12 occurrences

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