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Species in the family or subfamily Carchariidae: [ 12 ] records


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.

arenarius, Carcharias Ogilby [J. D.] 1911:37 [Annals of the Queensland Museum No. 10; ref. 3290] Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia. Holotype (unique): QM I.1884 (dry skin). •Synonym of Eugomphodus taurus (Rafinesque 1810) -- (Compagno 1984:216 [ref. 6474]). •Synonym of Carcharias taurus Rafinesque 1810 -- (Paxton et al. 1989:64 [ref. 12442], Gomon et al. 1994:149 [ref. 22532], Last & Stevens 1994:146 [ref. 23873], Compagno 2001:58 [ref. 26323], Hoese & Gates 2006:64 [ref. 28997]). Current status: Synonym of Carcharias taurus Rafinesque 1810. Carchariidae. Habitat: marine.

cinerea, Odontaspis Ramsay [E. P.] (ex Maclay) 1880:96 [Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales v. 5 (pt 1); ref. 17590] Not available; name only, mentioned in footnote (for sharks from Port Jackson, N. S, W., Australia) with no distinguishing features. •In the synonymy of Eugomphodus taurus (Rafinesque 1810) -- (Compagno 1984:216 [ref. 6474]). •In the synonymy of Carcharias taurus Rafinesque 1810 -- (Paxton et al. 1989:64 [ref. 12442], Last & Stevens 1994:146 [ref. 23873], Hoese & Gates 2006:64 [ref. 28997]). Nomen Nudum. Current status: Synonym of Carcharias taurus Rafinesque 1810. Carchariidae.

ecarinata, Lamna Hemprich [F. W.] & Ehrenberg [C. G.] 1899:8, Pl. 6 (fig. 1) [Symbolae physicae; ref. 4977] Alexandria, Egypt, eastern Mediterranean Sea. Holotype (unique): ZMB 4532 (stuffed). Type catalog: Paepke & Schmidt 1988:163 [ref. 21041]. Regarded as unavailable; Hemprich & Ehrenberg name placed by editor Hilgendorf in synonymy of Odontaspis taurus. •In the synonymy of Eugomphodus taurus (Rafinesque 1810) -- (Compagno 1984:216 [ref. 6474]). •In the synonymy of Carcharias taurus Rafinesque 1810 -- (Compagno 2001:58 [ref. 26323]). •In the synonymy of Odontaspis taurus (Rafinesque 1810). Current status: Synonym of Carcharias taurus Rafinesque 1810. Carchariidae.

griseus, Carcharias Ayres [W. O.] 1843:293, Pl. 12 (fig. 4) [Boston Journal of Natural History v. 4 (no. 3) (art. 24); ref. 15929] Brookhaven, Long Island, New York, U.S.A. No types known. Appeared first as name only in Ayres 1842:58 [ref. 15927] and without distinguishing features in Ayres 1843:288 [ref. 15931]. •Synonym of Eugomphodus taurus (Rafinesque 1810) -- (Compagno 1984:216 [ref. 6474]). •Synonym of Carcharias taurus Rafinesque 1810 -- (Compagno 2001:58 [ref. 26323]). Current status: Synonym of Carcharias taurus Rafinesque 1810. Carchariidae. Habitat: marine.

littoralis, Squalus Lesueur [C. A.] 1818:224 [Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia v. 1 (pt 2); ref. 2735] New York fish market, New York, U.S.A. No types known. •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]). Current status: Synonym of Carcharias taurus Rafinesque 1810. Carchariidae. Habitat: marine.

lixa, Squalus Larrañaga [D. A.] 1923:391 [Escritos de Don Dámaso Antonio Larrañaga v. 2; ref. 22561] Also appeared in Devincenzi 1925:320 [ref. 20322]. Not available, name without distinguishing features; from Uruguay. •Probably in the synonymy of Eugomphodus taurus (Rafinesque 1810) -- (Compagno 1984:216 [ref. 6474]). •Questionably in the synonymy of Carcharias taurus Rafinesque 1810 -- (Compagno 2001:58 [ref. 26323]). Nomen Nudum. Current status: Synonym of Carcharias taurus Rafinesque 1810. Carchariidae.

macrodus, Squalus Mitchill [S. L.] 1818:328 [American Monthly Magazine and Critical Review v. 2 (no. 5, art. 1); ref. 30214] New York, U.S.A., from Atlantic. No types known. Apparently a replacement name for Squalus americanus Mitchill 1815, preoccupied by Squalus americanus Gmelin 1789. •Synonym of Eugomphodus taurus (Rafinesque 1810) -- (Compagno 1984:216 [ref. 6846]). •Synonym of Carcharias taurus Rafinesque 1810 -- (Compagno 2001:58 [ref. 26323]). •Synonym of Carcharias taurus Rafinesque 1810 -- (authors). Replacement Name. Current status: Synonym of Carcharias taurus Rafinesque 1810. Carchariidae. Habitat: marine.

owstoni, Carcharias Garman [S.] 1913:24 [Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 36; ref. 1545] Sagami Sea, Japan. Holotype (unique): MCZ 1278-S [ex Owston #21252]. Type catalog: Hartel & Dingerkus 1997:xxxix [ref. 23119]. •Synonym of Eugomphodus taurus (Rafinesque 1810) -- (Compagno 1984:216 [ref. 6474]). •Synonym of Carcharias taurus Rafinesque 1810 -- (Compagno 2001:58 [ref. 26323]). •Valid as Carcharias owstoni Garman 1913 -- (Cheng & Zhou 1997:18 [ref. 26385]). Current status: Synonym of Carcharias taurus Rafinesque 1810. Carchariidae. Habitat: marine.

platensis, Odontaspis Lahille [F.] 1928:324, Figs. 13-16, Pl. 3 (upper fig) [Anales del Museo Nacional Hist. Nat. "Bernardino Rivadvia", Buenos Aires v. 34; ref. 17487] Argentina. Syntypes: (3) whereabouts unknown. •Synonym of Eugomphodus taurus (Rafinesque 1810) -- (Compagno 1984:216 [ref. 6474]). •Synonym of Carcharias taurus Rafinesque 1810 -- (Compagno 2001:58 [ref. 26323], Compagno 2016:1223 [ref. 34544]). Current status: Synonym of Carcharias taurus Rafinesque 1810. Carchariidae. Habitat: marine.

taurus, Carcharias Rafinesque [C. S.] 1810:10, Pl. 14 (fig. 1) [Caratteri di alcuni nuovi generi e nuove specie di animali e piante della Sicilia; ref. 3594] [Sicilia] Sicily, Italy, Mediterranean Sea. No types known. Also appeared in Rafinesque 1810:45 [ref. 3595]. •Valid as Eugomphodus taurus (Rafinesque 1810) -- (Quéro in Whitehead et al. 1984:79 [ref. 13675], Compagno 1984:216 [ref. 6474], Bass & Compagno 1986:104 [ref. 5637], Allen & Swainston 1988:20 [ref. 25477], Randall et al. 1990:16 [ref. 15987], Randall et al. 1997:16 [ref. 25919], Nakabo 2000:123 [ref. 25086], Nakabo 2002:123 [ref. 26001], López et al. 2002:62 [ref. 26808], Golani 2005:8 [ref. 37112]). •Valid as Odontaspis taurus (Rafinesque 1810) -- (Springer 1973:11 [ref. 7162], Nakaya in Masuda et al. 1984:7 [ref. 6441], Menni 1986:434 [ref. 11487], Robins & Ray 1986:18 [ref. 23100], Scott & Scott 1988:11 [ref. 25518], Gubanov & Timoxin 1989:220 [ref. 36138], Boschung 1992:19 [ref. 23239], Last & Stevens 1994:145 [ref. 23873], Goren & Dor 1994:1 [ref. 25356], Murdy et al. 1997:24 [ref. 23144], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:58 [ref. 23897], Musick et al. 2000:8 [ref. 24959], Krupp et al. 2000:325 [ref. 25117], Hutchins 2001:13 [ref. 25847]). •Valid as Carcharias taurus Rafinesque 1810 -- (Paxton et al. 1989:63 [ref. 12442], McAllister 1990:28 [ref. 14674], Springer 1990:81 [ref. 19319], Kuiter 1993:14 [ref. 23929], Bianchi & Carpenter in Bianchi et al. 1993:73 [ref. 25472], Gomon et al. 1994:148 [ref. 22532], Randall 1995:23 [ref. 22896], Allen 1997:40 [ref. 23977], Compagno & Niem 1998:1266 [ref. 23787], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:118 [ref. 25013], Afonso et al. 1999:68 [ref. 25466], Johnson 1999:719 [ref. 25471], Compagno 1999:477 [ref. 25589], Compagno in Randall & Lim 2000:578 [ref. 25122], Compagno 2001:58 [ref. 26323], Soto 2001:65, 86 [ref. 26637], Bilecenoğlu et al. 2002:9 [ref. 26753], Branstetter in Collette & Klein-MacPhee 2002:25 [ref. 26158], Gadig & Gomes in Menezes et al. 2003:24 [ref. 27192], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S91 [ref. 27377], Compagno 2003:422 [ref. 26984], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:73 [ref. 28072], Nelson et al. 2004:51 [ref. 27807], Espinosa Pérez et al. 2004:75 [ref. 27705], Bonfil & Abdallah 2004:18 [ref. 27735], Mundy 2005:94 [ref. 28379], Hoese & Gates 2006:64 [ref. 28997], Moore et al. 2007:67 [ref. 29311], Fricke et al. 2007:11 [ref. 29533], Wirtz et al. 2007:23 [ref. 30263], White 2008:34 [ref. 30617], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:5 [ref. 36649], Castro 2011:208 [ref. 31457], Moore et al. 2012:6 [ref. 31771], Page et al. 2013:49 [ref. 32708], Wirtz et al. 2013:114 [ref. 32972], Larson et al. 2013:6 [ref. 32988], Ebert et al. 2013:308 [ref. 33045], Psomadakis et al. 2015:73 [ref. 34104], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:72 [ref. 34398], Weigmann 2016:16 [ref. 34211], Compagno 2016:1223 [ref. 34544], Nión et al. 2016:19 [ref. 35565], White et al. 2017:92 [ref. 35860], Ali et al. 2018:300 [ref. 36183], Ehemann et al. 2018:21 [ref. 36194], Golani & Fricke 2018:8 [ref. 36273], Kumar et al. 2018:295 [ref. 36178], Spier et al. 2018:4 [ref. 36103], Tyabji et al. 2018:15 [ref. 36598], White & Ko'ou 2018:24 [ref. 35922], Almeida & Biscoito 2019:54 [ref. 37302], Carneiro et al. 2019:17 [ref. 37250], Eagderi et al. 2019:8 [ref. 37020], Hoschke et al. 2019:153[ref. 36626], Parenti 2019:101 [ref. 37117], Reiner 2019:24 [ref. 38139], Stone & Shimada 2019:633 [ref. 37195], Kabasakal 2020:60 [ref. 37952], Kovačić et al. 2020:5 [ref. 37519], Psomadakis et al. 2020:163 [ref. 37272], Serena et al. 2020:502 [ref. 37963], Ebert et al. 2021:39 [ref. 38234], Golani 2021:6 [ref. 38303]). Current status: Valid as Carcharias taurus Rafinesque 1810. Carchariidae. Distribution: Circumglobal in tropical through warm temperate seas (including Mediterranean Sea, Red Sea, Persian Gulf), but not eastern and central Pacific. Habitat: marine.

tricuspidatus, Carcharias Day [F.] 1878:713, Pl. 186 (fig. 1) [The fishes of India Part 4; ref. 4887] Seas of Sind [Baluchistan], Pakistan. Holotype (unique): ZSI 2337 or 2772 (lost). Day specimens or part of holotype: BMNH 1889.2.1.4373 (jaws). Type catalog: Whitehead & Talwar 1976:154 [ref. 23762]. Carcharias cuspidatus and Odontaspis tricuspitatus are misspellings (see Compagno 2001:58 [ref. 26323]). Reasons for loss of ZSI type specimens during WWII see Chopra 1947:349-350 [ref. 33077]. •Valid as Odontaspis tricuspidata (Day 1878) -- (Dor 1984:2 [ref. 29757], Goren & Dor 1994:1 [ref. 25356]). •Valid as Odontaspis tricuspidatus (Day 1878) -- (Gubanov & Timoxin 1989:220 [ref. 36138]). •Valid as Eugomphodus tricuspidatus (Day 1878) -- (Compagno 1984:218 [ref. 6474]). •Questionably valid as Carcharias tricuspidatus Day 1878 and possible synonym of Carcharias taurus Rafinesque 1810 -- (Compagno 1999:477 [ref. 25589]). •Questionably a synonym of Carcharias taurus Rafinesque 1810 -- (Compagno 2001:58 [ref. 26323]). •Valid as Carcharias tricuspidatus Day 1878 with question -- (Weigmann 2016:16 [ref. 34211]). •Valid as Carcharias tricuspidatus Day 1878 -- (Golani & Fricke 2018:8 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Valid as Carcharias tricuspidatus Day 1878. Carchariidae. Distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific. Habitat: marine.