Paragaleus Budker 1935 (ground shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Hemigaleidae

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

See also Kumar and Loyal 1987, Purdy et al. 2001 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Chaenogaleus, Hemigaleus, Hemipristis, Moerigaleus

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Angola (1 collection), Libya (1), United States (1: North Carolina)

• MN 13 of Portugal (2)

• Miocene of the Czech Republic (1), France (3), the Netherlands (1), Poland (1), Portugal (2), United States (1: North Carolina), Venezuela (1)

• Eocene of India (1), Western Sahara (2)

Total: 18 collections each including a single occurrence

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