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Physogaleus

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

Taxonomy
Physogaleus was named by Cappetta (1980) [Sepkoski's age data: ]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Carcharhiniformes by Sepkoski (2002); and to Carcharhinidae by Tabuce et al. (2005), Cicimurri and Knight (2009), Carnevale et al. (2014), Hastings and Dooley (2017) and Kent (2018).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1980Physogaleus Cappetta
2002Physogaleus Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Physogaleus Tabuce et al. p. 387
2009Physogaleus Cicimurri and Knight p. 632
2014Physogaleus Carnevale et al. p. 41
2017Physogaleus Hastings and Dooley p. 83
2018Physogaleus Kent p. 110

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Selachii
superorderGaleomorphi
orderCarchariniformes(Compagno 1973)
familyCarcharhinidaeJordan and Evermann 1896
genusPhysogaleusCappetta 1980

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: marinesubp
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: nektonico
Diet: carnivoreo
Created: 2009-07-21 06:53:24
Modified: 2009-07-21 08:53:24
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Wagner 2017, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Ypresian to the top of the Late/Upper Miocene or 56.00000 to 5.33300 Ma

Collections (55 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Paleocene58.7 - 55.8USA (Mississippi) P. americanus, P. tertius, P. sp. (62872)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8India (Gujarat) P. sp. (180565)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8Italy P. cuvieri (94830)
Wasatchian55.8 - 50.3USA (Virginia) P. secundas (15595)
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6USA (Mississippi) P. americanus, P. tertius (62890)
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6United Kingdom (England) P. secundus (3260)
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6France (Aude) P. tertius (182641)
Early/Lower Eocene - Middle Eocene55.8 - 37.2Canada (Northwest Territories) P. secundus (193065 193067 193068 193070 193071 193072 193073 193074) P. secundus, P. americanus (193066)
Early/Lower Eocene - Middle Eocene55.8 - 37.2Canada (Northwest Territory) P. secundus (190390)
Early/Lower Eocene - Middle Eocene55.8 - 37.2United Kingdom (England) P. secundus (3256 3257 3258)
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2Uzbekistan P. sp. (62573)
Middle Eocene - Late/Upper Eocene48.6 - 33.9Egypt P. tertius (62459)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Togo P. sp. (32991)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3United Kingdom (England) P. secundus (41989 41992 41994 41996 41998)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Jordan P. sp. (32899)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Egypt P. sp. (96952 137546 137547 137548 137550 137551 137554 137558 137568 137569 137579 137582)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9USA (Georgia) P. sp., P. secundus (45640)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Western Sahara P. sp. (96686 96688)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9Egypt P. tertius (62468)
Early/Lower Oligocene33.9 - 28.4France P. latus (69805)
Rupelian33.9 - 28.1Germany P. latus (95898)
Rupelian33.9 - 28.1Poland P. latus (186589)
Rupelian33.9 - 28.1Germany (Baden-W├╝rttemberg) P. latus (68021)
Late/Upper Oligocene28.4 - 23.03USA (North Carolina) P. aduncas (71651)
Chattian28.1 - 23.03USA (South Carolina) P. sp. (97550)
MN 515.97 - 13.65Germany P. sp. (46955)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Panama (Panama) P. sp. (191987 191998)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Costa Rica (Limon) P. sp. (162678)