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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 Fossil shark in Australia, Snaggletooth in South Africa, Lostandhaai in Sodwana, Snaggletooth in Sodwana. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   elongata
AuthorWI   Klunzinger [C. B.]
AuthorNI   Klunzinger
Qualification   ---
Year   1871
Status   Valid
Chondrichthyes Chondrichthyes
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhiniformes
Family   Hemigaleidae
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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 ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Hemipristis elongata
Current Species elongata
Current Genus Hemipristis
Current AuthorWI Klunzinger [C. B.]
Current AuthorNI Klunzinger
Current Year 1871
Current Family Hemigaleidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 1 to 130 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Hemipristis elongata  (Klunzinger 1871). Hemigaleidae.
Name History   •Valid as Hemipristis elongatus (Klunzinger 1871) -- (Compagno 1984:440 [ref. 6846], Gubanov & Timoxin 1989:223 [ref. 36138], 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], Psomadakis et al. 2015:79 [ref. 34104] without ( ) around Klunzinger, Weigmann 2016:27 [ref. 34211], White et al. 2017:124 [ref. 35860], Ali et al. 2018:300 [ref. 36183], Fricke et al. 2018:11 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:13 [ref. 36273], Kumar et al. 2018:296 [ref. 36178], Tyabji et al. 2018:13 [ref. 36598], White & Ko'ou 2018:30 [ref. 35922], Eagderi et al. 2019:7 [ref. 37020], Fernando et al. 2019:224 [ref. 36642], Psomadakis et al. 2020:172 [ref. 37272]).

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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)Synonym
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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