Alopias superciliosus Lowe 1840 (thresher shark)

Chondrichthyes - Odontaspidida - Alopiidae

Alternative combination: Alopecias superciliosus

Belongs to Alopias according to B. W. Kent 2018

See also Purdy et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Alopias latidens, Alopias macrourus, Alopias palatasi, Alopias vulpinus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Neogene of Madagascar (1 collection)

• Miocene of Colombia (1), Costa Rica (1), Japan (1), Panama (3), the Russian Federation (1), United States (2: North Carolina)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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