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Carcharias Rafinesque [C. S.] 1810:10 Masc. Carcharias taurus Rafinesque 1810. Type by monotypy. Placed on Official Index (Opinion 723) but subsequently repealed (Opinion 1459) and put on Official List. Carcharias of Müller & Henle 1839, and Risso 1827 are junior homonyms on Official Index (Opinion 723). •Synonym of Eugomphodus Gill in Compagno 1984:215 [ref. 6474], but Opinion 1459 (in 1987) makes Carcharias available if regarded as distinct from Odontaspis. •Valid as Carcharias Rafinesque 1810 -- (Paxton et al. 1989:63 [ref. 12442], Compagno 1999:477 [ref. 25589], Compagno 2001:57 [ref. 26323], Compagno 2003:420 [ref. 26984], Hoese & Gates 2006:64 [ref. 28997], White 2008:32 [ref. 30617], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:5 [ref. 36649], Castro 2011:206 [ref. 31457], Moore et al. 2012:6 [ref. 31771], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:72 [ref. 34398], White et al. 2017:92 [ref. 35860], Ehemann et al. 2018:21 [ref. 36194], Golani & Fricke 2018:8 [ref. 36273], White & Ko'ou 2018:24 [ref. 35922]). Current status: Valid as Carcharias Rafinesque 1810. Odontaspididae.