Aprionodon amekiensis White 1926 (requiem shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Full reference: E. I. White. 1926. Eocene fishes from Nigeria. Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Nigeria 10:1-87

Belongs to Aprionodon according to E. I. White 1926

Sister taxa: Aprionodon greyegertoni, Carcharias (Aprionodon) frequens

Type specimen: Its type locality is Ameki, SE of, which is in a Bartonian deep-water horizon in the Ameki Formation of Nigeria

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Nigeria (2 collections), Uzbekistan (2)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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