Carcharhinus brachyurus Gunther 1870 (requiem shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Alternative combination: Carcharias brachyurus

Belongs to Carcharhinus according to W. Landini et al. 2019

See also Carillo-BriceƱo et al. 2014 and Purdy et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Carcharhinus ackermani, Carcharhinus albimarginatus, Carcharhinus antiquus, Carcharhinus balochenisis, Carcharhinus egertoni, Carcharhinus falciformis, Carcharhinus gibbesi, Carcharhinus gilmorei, Carcharhinus lamia, Carcharhinus leucas, Carcharhinus macloti, Carcharhinus magdalenae, Carcharhinus marcaisi, Carcharhinus nigeriensis, Carcharhinus obscurus, Carcharhinus perezi, Carcharhinus perseus, Carcharhinus plumbeus, Carcharhinus porosus, Carcharhinus priscus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Ecuador (1 collection), United States (1: California)

• Pliocene of Mexico (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Australia (1)

• Miocene of Australia (2), Ecuador (1), Panama (1), Peru (3), United States (2: Delaware, North Carolina)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Peru (1)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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