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Somniosus Le Sueur 1818 (sleeper shark)

Chondrichthyes - Squaliformes - Somniosidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 34559

Parent taxon: Somniosidae according to B. J. Welton and J. L. Goedert 2016

Sister taxa: Centroselachus, Heteroscymnus, Laemargus, Leiodon, Rhinoscymnus

Subtaxa: Somniosus gonzalezi

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore