Carcharhinus falciformis Bibron 1841 (requiem shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Alternative combination: Carcharias falciformis

Belongs to Carcharhinus according to B. W. Kent 2018

See also Purdy et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Carcharhinus ackermani, Carcharhinus balochenisis, Carcharhinus egertoni, Carcharhinus gibbesi, Carcharhinus gilmorei, Carcharhinus leucas, Carcharhinus macloti, Carcharhinus marcaisi, Carcharhinus nigeriensis, Carcharhinus obscurus, Carcharhinus perezii, Carcharhinus perseus, Carcharhinus plumbeus, Carcharhinus priscus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: South Carolina collection)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Mexico (1)

• Miocene of Costa Rica (1), Malta (4), Panama (4), Peru (1), United States (1: North Carolina), Venezuela (1)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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