Physogaleus Cappetta 1980 (requiem shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Parent taxon: Carcharhinidae according to B. W. Kent 2018

See also Carnevale et al. 2014, Cicimurri and Knight 2009, Hastings and Dooley 2017, Sepkoski 2002 and Tabuce et al. 2005

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

Subtaxa: Physogaleus cuvieri Physogaleus hemmooriensis

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Costa Rica (1 collection), Germany (1), Panama (2)

• Oligocene of France (1), Germany (2), Poland (1), United States (2: North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Eocene of Canada (10: Northwest Territories, Northwest Territory), Egypt (14), France (1), India (1), Italy (1), Jordan (1), Togo (1), the United Kingdom (9), United States (3: Georgia, Mississippi, Virginia), Uzbekistan (1), Western Sahara (2)

• Paleocene of United States (1: Mississippi)

Total: 55 collections including 60 occurrences

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