Scyliorhinus Blainville 1816 (shark)

Chondrichthyes - Scyllidae

Alternative spelling: Scylliorhinus

Synonyms: Catulus Smith 1837, Cephaloscyllium Gill 1861, Halaelurus Gill 1861, Poroderma Smith 1837, Scyllium Cuvier 1817

Parent taxon: Scyllidae according to A. S. Woodward 1889

See also Bendix-Almgreen 1983, Case 1981, Cassier 1966, Jordan 1963, Regan 1908, Sepkoski 2002 and Thurmond and Jones 1981

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Scyliorhinus distans Scyliorhinus enniskilleni Scyliorhinus fossilis Scyliorhinus gilberti Scyliorhinus minutissimus Scyliorhinus pattersoni Scyllium angustum Scyllium antiquum Scyllium curtirostre Scyllium dubium Scyllium elongatum Scyllium tumidens

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

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

• MN 13 of Portugal (2)

• Miocene of Austria (2), Costa Rica (1), Denmark (1), Germany (3), India (1), Japan (2), Malta (1), the Netherlands (2), Poland (1), Slovakia (1), United States (5: California, North Carolina, Virginia)

• Oligocene of France (1), Germany (1)

• Eocene of Egypt (1), France (1), Jordan (2), Togo (1), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (15), United States (6: Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Virginia), Uzbekistan (1), Western Sahara (2)

• Paleocene of Morocco (2), United States (3: New Jersey, South Carolina)

• Cretaceous of France (2), Israel (1), Jordan (1), Lebanon (3), Sweden (5), United States (3: Kansas, Texas, Wyoming)

Total: 76 collections including 103 occurrences

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