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Cetorhinus elephas

(Lesueur 1822)

Cetorhinus elephas was originally described as Squalus elephas by Lesueur in 1822. It belongs to the family Cetorhinidae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   elephas
AuthorWI   Lesueur [C. A.]
AuthorNI   Lesueur
Qualification   ---
Year   1822
Status   Synonym
Class   Chondrichthyes Chondrichthyes
Order   Lamniformes Lamniformes
Family   Cetorhinidae
Subfamily   --- ---
Genus   Cetorhinus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Chondrichthyes
Order   Lamniformes
Family   Cetorhinidae
Genus   Cetorhinus
Original Name   Squalus        
Taxon Name   elephas
Original Combination   Squalus elephas
Original Genus   Squalus
Original Genus Species   Squalus elephas
OriginalSubGenus   Squalus
Original Author   Lesueur
Original AuthorWI   Lesueur [C. A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1822
Original Family   Squalidae
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Brown's Point, Raritan Bay, New Jersey, U.S.A.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   whereabouts unknown.
Page   350
Illustrations   unnumbered plate

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Cetorhinus maximus
Current Species   maximus
Current Genus   Cetorhinus
Current AuthorWI   Gunnerus [J. E.]
Current AuthorNI   Gunnerus
Current Year   1765
Current Family   Cetorhinidae
Current Subfamily   --- ---

Water   Salt water
Distribution   ---

Current Summary   Synonym of Cetorhinus maximus  (Gunnerus 1765). Cetorhinidae.
Name History   • Synonym of Cetorhinus maximus  (Gunnerus 1765) -- (Compagno 1984:234 [ref. 6474]).

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angiova Cetorhinus angiova (Rafinesque [C. S.] 1810)Uncertain
blainvillei Cetorhinus blainvillei de Brito Capello [F.] 1869Synonym
cetaceus Cetorhinus cetaceus (Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854)Synonym
gunneri Cetorhinus gunneri (Blainville [H. de] 1816)Not available
gunneri Squalis (Cetorhinus) gunneri Blainville [H. de] 1816Not available
gunnerianus Cetorhinus gunnerianus (Blainville [H. de] 1810)Synonym
homianus Cetorhinus homianus (Blainville [H. de] 1810)Synonym
infanuncula Cetorhinus infanuncula van Deinse [A. B.] & Adriani [M. J.] 1953Not available
maccoyi Cetorhinus maccoyi (Barrett [C.] 1933)Synonym
macer Cetorhinus macer (Couch [J.] 1862)Synonym
maximus Cetorhinus maximus (Gunnerus [J. E.] 1765)Valid
maximus infanuncula Cetorhinus maximus infanuncula van Deinse [A. B.] & Adriani [M. J.] 1953Not available
normani Cetorhinus normani Siccardi [E. M.] 1961Synonym
pelegrinus Cetorhinus pelegrinus (Blainville [H. de] 1810)Synonym
pennantii Cetorhinus pennantii (Cornish [T.] 1885)Synonym
pontoppidiani Cetorhinus pontoppidiani (Fleming [J.] (ex Neill) 1817)Synonym
rashleighanus Cetorhinus rashleighanus (Couch [J.] 1838)Synonym
rostratus Cetorhinus rostratus (Macrí [S.] 1819)Synonym
shavianus Cetorhinus shavianus (Blainville [H. de] 1816)Not available
shavianus Squalis (Cetorhinus) shavianus Blainville [H. de] 1816Not available
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