Galeocerdo Müller and Henle 1837 (tiger shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Parent taxon: Carcharhinidae according to L. V. Compagno 2005

See also Ameghino 1901, Bendix-Almgreen 1983, Bohm 1926, Case 1981, Deraniyagala 1969, Hastings and Dooley 2017, Jordan 1907, Jordan 1963, Jordan and Gilbert 1919, Kent 2018, Kumar and Loyal 1987, Leriche 1942, Purdy et al. 2001, Sepkoski 2002, Thurmond and Jones 1981, Vicens and Rodríguez-Perea 2003, White 1926 and Woodward 1889

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

Subtaxa: Galeocerdo aduncus Galeocerdo alabamensis Galeocerdo clarkensis Galeocerdo contortus Galeocerdo cuvieri Galeocerdo denticulatus Galeocerdo eaglesomei Galeocerdo gibberulus Galeocerdo latidens Galeocerdo minor Galeocerdo mixtus Galeocerdo productus Galeocerdo semilevis

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (1 collection), Japan (1), United States (6: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina)

• Pliocene of Angola (1), Ecuador (1), Libya (1), Mexico (1), New Zealand (1), United States (3: Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina)

• MN 13 of Portugal (1)

• Hemphillian of Mexico (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Australia (2), Mexico (1), Panama (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (2), Australia (4), Austria (3), Brazil (5), Costa Rica (1), Cuba (1), the Czech Republic (1), Denmark (2), France (8), Germany (1), India (4), Italy (2), Japan (7), Madagascar (1), Malta (4), Mexico (2), the Netherlands (2), Pakistan (1), Panama (14), Peru (4), Poland (2), Portugal (2), Saudi Arabia (1), Slovakia (3), Spain (1), Sri Lanka (2), United States (39: California, Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (6)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Oligocene of Australia (1), Egypt (1), France (1), Japan (2), Oman (1), United States (3: California, North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Eocene of Australia (1), Egypt (17), Germany (1), India (3), Jordan (1), Madagascar (1), Mexico (1), Namibia (1), Nigeria (4), Pakistan (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Senegal (1), Togo (1), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (8), United States (21: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia), Uzbekistan (1), Western Sahara (3)

• Paleocene of United States (1: Virginia)

Total: 227 collections including 275 occurrences

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