Squalicorax Whitley 1939 (crow shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Anacoracidae

Synonym: Eoanacorax Glikman and Shvazhaite 1971

Parent taxon: Anacoracidae according to J. Herman 1975

See also Applegate 1970, Case 1978, Case 1979, Case and Schwimmer 1988, Forey et al. 2003, Miller 1967, Sepkoski 2002, Siverson 1997 and Thurmond and Jones 1981

Sister taxon: Pseudocorax

Subtaxa: Squalicorax curvatus Squalicorax dalinkevichiusi Squalicorax falcatus Squalicorax kaupi Squalicorax primaevus Squalicorax primigenius Squalicorax pristiodontus Squalicorax pristodontus Squalicorax volgensis

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of France (1 collection)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (2: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of Australia (1), Brazil (5), Bulgaria (1), Canada (7: Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan), the Czech Republic (2), Egypt (4), France (7), India (1), Israel (2), Japan (2), Jordan (6), Kazakhstan (1), Lebanon (1), Madagascar (1), Mexico (1), the Netherlands (2), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (1), Sweden (7), Switzerland (1), Syria (9), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (86: Alabama, California, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Wyoming), Uzbekistan (1)

Total: 155 collections including 211 occurrences

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