Cetorhinus de Blainville 1816 (basking shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Cetorhinidae

Parent taxon: Cetorhinidae according to B. J. Welton 2013

See also Bendix-Almgreen 1983, Cicimurri and Knight 2009, Ciobanu 1977, Cione and Reguero 1998, Compagno 2005, Jordan 1963, Kent 2018, Purdy et al. 2001, Schultz 1978, Sepkoski 2002 and Woodward 1889

Sister taxa: Hannovera, Keasius, Polyprosopus, Pseudocetorhinus, Selache, Tetroras

Subtaxa: Cetorhinus duponti Cetorhinus maximus

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Type: Squalus maximus

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic suspension feeder-carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Italy (1), Mexico (1), the Netherlands (1), United States (4: California)

• Miocene of the Czech Republic (1), Denmark (2), Germany (1), Japan (4), Mexico (1), the Netherlands (3), United States (8: California, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia)

• Oligocene of the Czech Republic (1), Japan (1), United States (1: California)

• Eocene of Antarctica (2)

Total: 33 collections including 34 occurrences

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