Triakis (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Euselachii - Galeidae

Parent taxon: Galeidae according to D. S. Jordan 1963

See also Jordan and Gilbert 1919 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Boreogaleus, Calliscyllium, Cymocephalus, Cynias, Dirrhizodon, Eridacnis, Eulamia, Gemuendina, Gyrace, Hypopriondon, Isoplagiodon, Leptocarcharias, Leptocarias, Leptocharias, Myrmillo, Platypodon, Pleuracromylon, Pseudogaleus, Rhinotriacis, Rhizoprion, Scylliogaleus, Thalassorhinus

Subtaxa: Triakis beali

View classification

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: California collection)

• MN 13 of Portugal (2)

• Miocene of Malta (1), United States (1: California)

• Oligocene of Germany (1)

• Eocene of Egypt (5), France (2), Jordan (1), the United Kingdom (4), United States (1: Virginia)

• Paleocene of United States (2: California, South Carolina)

Total: 21 collections each including a single occurrence

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.