Family Carcharhinidae Jordan and Evermann 1896 (requiem shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Alternative spelling: Carcharinidae

Parent taxon: Carcharhiniformes according to B. W. Kent 2018

See also Adnet et al. 2007, Bendix-Almgreen 1983, Carnevale et al. 2014, Case 1981, Cassier 1966, Cicimurri and Knight 2009, Compagno 2005, Engelbrecht et al. 2017, FourriƩre et al. 2014, Long 1992, Purdy et al. 2001, Szabo et al. 2017, Tabuce et al. 2005, Thurmond and Jones 1981, Underwood 2006 and Weiler 1938

Sister taxa: Hemigaleidae, Leptochariidae, Pachygaleus, Paratriakis, Proscylliidae, Protoscyliorhinus, Pseudotriakidae, Pterolamiops, Scyliorhinidae, Sphyrnidae, Squatigaleus, Triakidae

Subtaxa: Abdounia Alopiopsis Aprionodon Carcharhinus Eogaleus Galeocerdo Glyphis Hypoprion Isogomphodon Lamiopsis Loxodon Misrichthys Nasolamia Negaprion Physogaleus Prionace Rhizoprionodon Scoliodon Scoliodontinae Triaenodon

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (1 collection), Japan (3), the Marshall Islands (1), United States (11: Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Italy (1)

• Pliocene of Angola (1), Australia (3), Chile (2), Colombia (1), Ecuador (3), Italy (1), Japan (1), Libya (1), Mexico (4), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (1), Portugal (1), United States (5: California, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina)

• MN 13 of Portugal (2)

• Hemphillian of Costa Rica (1), Mexico (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Chile (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (3), Australia (5), Austria (8), Brazil (6), Colombia (3), Costa Rica (3), Cuba (2), the Czech Republic (1), Denmark (2), France (11), Germany (3), Grenada (5), India (12), Italy (2), Japan (26), Madagascar (1), Malta (5), Mexico (4), the Netherlands (2), Pakistan (1), Panama (31), Peru (10), Poland (2), Portugal (5), Saudi Arabia (2), Slovakia (4), South Africa (1), Spain (1), Sri Lanka (2), United States (43: California, Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia), Uruguay (2), Venezuela (7)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Argentina (1)

• Oligocene of Australia (1), Egypt (2), France (1), Germany (3), Hungary (1), Japan (2), Oman (1), Pakistan (6), Poland (1), United States (4: California, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Eocene of Antarctica (4), Australia (1), Canada (10: Northwest Territories, Northwest Territory), Chile (1), Egypt (35), France (1), Germany (1), India (6), Italy (2), Jordan (2), Madagascar (1), Mexico (1), Morocco (2), Namibia (1), Nigeria (4), Pakistan (2), Saudi Arabia (1), Senegal (1), Togo (1), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (15), United States (24: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, Virginia), Uzbekistan (3), Western Sahara (3)

• Paleocene of Morocco (2), United States (2: Mississippi, Virginia)

Total: 413 collections including 1115 occurrences

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