Galeocerdo

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Galeocerdo
Temporal range: Paleocene to recent[1]
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Galeocerdo cuvier
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Carcharhinidae
Genus: Galeocerdo
J. P. Müller & Henle, 1837
Type species
Galeocerdo cuvier
Species

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Galeocerdo is a genus of requiem sharks that have lived since the Paleocene epoch. While these sharks were formerly diverse, only G. cuvier (the modern tiger shark) survives today.[2]

Species[edit]

Species in the genus Galeocerdo include:[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fossilworks Galeocerdo".
  2. ^ "iNaturalist.org".
  3. ^ "Fossilworks: Galeocerdo". fossilworks.org. Retrieved 2016-04-01.
  4. ^ "Shark Teeth - Galeocerdo mayumbensis Fossils". www.blackriverfossils.org. Retrieved 2016-04-01.