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americanus, Squalus Mitchill [S. L.] 1815:483 [Transactions of the Literary and Philosophical Society of New-York v. 1 (art. 5) (for 1814); ref. 13292] New York, U.S.A. No types known. Objectively invalid, preoccupied by Squalus americanus Gmelin 1789, •Synonym of Eugomphodus taurus (Rafinesque 1810) -- (Compagno 1984:216 [ref. 6474]). •Synonym of Carcharias taurus Rafinesque 1810 -- (Compagno 2001:58 [ref. 26323], Castro 2011:208 [ref. 31457]). 1┬░Homonym. Current status: Synonym of Carcharias taurus Rafinesque 1810. Carchariidae. Habitat: marine.