Galeorhinus de Blainville and Prévost 1816 (school shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Triakidae

Alternative spelling: Geleorhinus

Synonym: Eugaleus Gill 1864

Parent taxon: Triakidae according to D. J. Cicimurri and J. L. Knight 2009

See also Case 1981, Cassier 1966, Hay 1902, Jordan 1907, Jordan 1963, Jordan and Gilbert 1919, Jordan and Gilbert 1919, Kumar and Loyal 1987, Long and Stilwell 2000, Purdy et al. 2001, Sepkoski 2002, Thurmond and Jones 1981, Weiler 1938, White 1926 and Yabe and Hirayama 1998

Sister taxa: Galeorhinini, Hypogaleus, Mustelus, Pachygaleus, Palaeogaleus, Triakini

Subtaxa: Eugaleus beaugei Eugaleus falconeri Eugaleus latus Galeorhinus affinis Galeorhinus falconeri Galeorhinus galeus Galeorhinus hannibali Galeorhinus huberensis Galeorhinus minor

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Type: Squalus galeus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (2: California collections)

• Pliocene of United States (2: California, North Carolina)

• MN 13 of Portugal (2)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Australia (1), Chile (2), Japan (1)

• Miocene of France (2), India (1), Japan (2), Malta (1), the Netherlands (2), Panama (1), Portugal (1), Slovakia (1), South Africa (1), United States (2: North Carolina)

• Oligocene of Japan (1), the Netherlands (3), United States (2: California, South Carolina)

• Eocene of Antarctica (2), India (3), Jordan (1), Mexico (1), Nigeria (1), Togo (1), the United Kingdom (9), United States (12: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Virginia), Uzbekistan (2), Western Sahara (2)

• Paleocene of United States (1: Mississippi)

• Cretaceous of France (2), Sweden (3), United States (2: Maryland, Texas)

Total: 72 collections including 81 occurrences

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