Prionace (blue shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

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

See also Jordan 1963 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: California collection)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Italy (1)

• Pliocene of Chile (1), Mexico (1), United States (1: California)

• Miocene of South Africa (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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