Abdounia Cappetta 1980 (requiem shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Parent taxon: Carcharhinidae according to A. Engelbrecht et al. 2017

See also Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Abdounia mesetae Abdounia richteri

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Antarctica (1 collection), Chile (1), Egypt (23), Jordan (1), Morocco (1), Senegal (1), Togo (1), the United Kingdom (11), United States (11: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, Virginia), Uzbekistan (3), Western Sahara (2)

• Paleocene of Morocco (2), United States (1: Mississippi)

Total: 59 collections including 76 occurrences

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