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Hemipristis elongata

(Klunzinger 1871)
  

Hemipristis elongata was originally described as Dirrhizodon elongata by Klunzinger in 1871. It belongs to the family Hemigaleidae. It is commonly known as Snaggletooth shark and is known in Australia as Fossil shark , in South Africa as Snaggletooth, in Sodwana as Lostandhaai, in Sodwana as Snaggletooth. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa east to Philippines, north to southern China, south to northern Australia.
Species   elongata
AuthorWI   Klunzinger [C. B.]
AuthorNI   Klunzinger
Qualification   ---
Year   1871
Status   Valid
Class  
Chondrichthyes Chondrichthyes
Order  
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhiniformes
Family   Hemigaleidae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Hemipristis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Chondrichthyes
Order   Carcharhiniformes
Family   Hemigaleidae
Genus   Hemipristis
Original Name   Dirrhizodon        
Taxon Name   elongatus
Original Combination   Dirrhizodon elongatus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Dirrhizodon elongatus
OriginalSubGenus   Dirrhizodon
Original Author   Klunzinger
Original AuthorWI   Klunzinger [C. B.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1871
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Al-Qusair, Red Sea Governorate, Egypt, Red Sea.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Fricke 1992:7 [ref. 20296], Fricke 2005:42 [ref. 29864].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   SMNS 1640 (dry, not found, probably lost)
Page   665

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Hemipristis elongata
Current Species   elongata
Current Genus   Hemipristis
Current AuthorWI   Chu [Y.-T.]
Current AuthorNI   Chu
Current Year   1871
Current Family   Hemigaleidae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat demersal        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 1 to 130 meters.
   
Distribution Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa east to Philippines, north to southern China, south to northern Australia.

Current Summary   Valid as Hemipristis elongata  (Klunzinger 1871). Hemigaleidae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Hemipristis elongatus  (Klunzinger 1871) -- (Compagno 1984:440 [ref. 6846], Paxton et al. 1989:81 [ref. 12442], Compagno 1998:1310 [ref. 23785], Morón et al. 1999:146 [ref. 24253], Compagno 1999:482 [ref. 25589], Compagno in Randall & Lim 2000:579 [ref. 25122], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S92 [ref. 27377]). • Valid as Hemipristis elongata  (Klunzinger 1871) -- (Dor 1984:8 [ref. 29757], Bass et al. 1986:79 [ref. 5638], Last & Stevens 1994:219 [ref. 23873], Goren & Dor 1994:4 [ref. 25356], Hutchins 2001:14 [ref. 25847], Bonfil & Abdallah 2004:25 [ref. 27735], Hoese & Gates 2006:95 [ref. 28997], Compagno et al. 2005:34 [ref. 29145], Last el al. 2010:82 [ref. 32461], Moore et al. 2012:7 [ref. 31771], Larson et al. 2013:7 [ref. 32988], White & Harris 2013:183 [ref. 33038], Ebert et al. 2013:327 [ref. 33045]).

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acutiventris Hemipristis acutiventris (Chu [Y.-T.] 1960)Synonym
brachygnathus Hemipristis brachygnathus (Chu [Y.-T.] 1960)Uncertain
ellioti Hemipristis ellioti (Day [F.] 1878)Synonym
elongatus Hemipristis elongatus (Klunzinger [C. B.] 1871)Spelling
ghardaqensis Hemipristis ghardaqensis (Gohar [H. A. F.] & Mazhar [F. M. M.] 1964)Synonym
machlani Hemipristis machlani (Herre [A. W. C. T.] 1929)Synonym
pingali Hemipristis pingali Setna [S. B.] & Sarangdhar [P. N.] 1946Synonym
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