Carcharhinus plumbeus Nardo 1827 (requiem shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Alternative combination: Squalus plumbeus

Belongs to Carcharhinus according to B. W. Kent 2018

See also Purdy et al. 2001

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

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (2: Alabama, South Carolina collections)

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina)

• MN 13 of Portugal (1)

• Miocene of Panama (4), Portugal (1), Saudi Arabia (1), United States (2: Florida, North Carolina)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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