Alopias superciliosus Lowe 1840 (thresher shark)

Chondrichthyes - Odontaspidida - Alopiidae

Alternative combination: Alopecias superciliosus

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

See also Antunes and Balbino 2003, Kent 2018 and Purdy et al. 2001

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

Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• MN 13 of Portugal (1 collection)

• Neogene of Madagascar (1)

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

• Oligocene to Miocene of Peru (1)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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