Negaprion Whitley 1940 (lemon shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

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

See also Adnet et al. 2007, Case 1981, Hastings and Dooley 2017, Kent 2018, Purdy et al. 2001 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Negaprion brevirostris Negaprion eurybathrodon

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (6: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina collections)

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

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene of Austria (2), Costa Rica (2), Cuba (1), France (1), India (2), Italy (1), Japan (4), Malta (5), Mexico (2), Panama (14), Peru (1), Portugal (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Slovakia (2), South Africa (1), United States (18: California, Florida, North Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of Egypt (1), Japan (2), Oman (1), Pakistan (1), United States (3: California, Florida, North Carolina)

• Eocene of Egypt (23), Pakistan (1), United States (2: Alabama, Georgia)

Total: 108 collections including 120 occurrences

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