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Carcharias
Rafinesque 1810

Genus   Carcharias
AuthorWI   Rafinesque [C. S.]
AuthorNI   Rafinesque
Qualification   ---
Year   1810
Status   Valid
Gender   masculine
Water   Salt water
Class   Chondrichthyes
Order   Lamniformes
Family   Odontaspididae
Subfamily   ---
Tribe   ---
Original Genus   Carcharias
Original Family   Squalidae
Original Sub Family   ---
Original Year   1810
Gender   masculine

Type Species   Carcharias taurus
Type Species AuthorWI   Rafinesque [C. S.]
Type Species AuthorNI   Rafinesque
Type Species Qualification   ---
Type Species Year   1810
Type Designation   Type by monotypy
Current Genus   Carcharias
Current Year   1810
Current Family   Odontaspididae
Current Summary   Valid as Carcharias  Rafinesque 1810. Odontaspididae.
 
Name History   • 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], Castro 2011:206 [ref. 31457], Moore et al. 2012:6 [ref. 31771]).
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