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Galeocerdo clarkensis White 1956 (tiger shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 125023

Full reference: E. I. White. 1956. The Eocene fishes of Alabama. Bulletins of American Paleontology 35(156):122-152

Belongs to Galeocerdo according to G. R. Case 1981

Sister taxa: Galeocerdo aduncus, Galeocerdo alabamensis, Galeocerdo contortus, Galeocerdo cuvier, Galeocerdo denticulatus, Galeocerdo eaglesomei, Galeocerdo gibberulus, Galeocerdo latidens, Galeocerdo minor, Galeocerdo mixtus, Galeocerdo productus, Galeocerdo semilevis

Type specimen: BMNH P.30501, a tooth. Its type locality is The Rocks, which is in a Priabonian foreshore claystone in the Yazoo Formation of Alabama.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore