Nebrius Rüppell 1837 (nurse shark)

Chondrichthyes - Orectolobiformes - Ginglymostomatidae

Parent taxon: Ginglymostomatidae according to D. J. Cicimurri and J. L. Knight 2009

See also Jordan 1963, Sepkoski 2002 and Tabuce et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Cantioscyllium, Ginglymostoma, Plicatoscyllium, Protoginglymostoma

Subtaxa: Nebrius concolor Nebrius obliquus Nebrius serra

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Type: Nebrius concolor

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

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

• Oligocene of Oman (1), Pakistan (2), United States (2: North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Eocene of Egypt (5), Mexico (1), Morocco (1), Nigeria (2), Pakistan (1), Togo (1), the United Kingdom (5), United States (10: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Virginia), Western Sahara (2)

• Paleocene of United States (2: Mississippi, South Carolina)

• Cretaceous of United States (2: Maryland, Texas)

Total: 44 collections including 49 occurrences

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