Misrichthys Case and Cappetta 1990 (requiem shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Full reference: G. R. Case and H. Cappetta. 1990. The Eocene selachian fauna from the Fayum Depression in Egypt. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 212(Lfg. 1-6):1-30

Parent taxon: Carcharhinidae according to G. R. Case and H. Cappetta 1990

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Abdounia, Alopiopsis, Aprionodon, Carcharhinus, Eogaleus, Galeocerdo, Glyphis, Hypoprion, Isogomphodon, Lamiopsis, Loxodon, Nasolamia, Negaprion, Physogaleus, Prionace, Rhizoprionodon, Scoliodon, Scoliodontinae, Triaenodon

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Egypt (3 collections), Western Sahara (2)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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