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Rhizoprionodon terraenova

(Richardson 1837)

Rhizoprionodon terraenova was originally described as Squalus (Carcharias) terraenova by Richardson in 1837. It belongs to the family Carcharhinidae. It is found in Brackish and Salt water and its distribution is Western Atlantic: Canada to Yucatan, Mexico.
Species   terraenova
AuthorWI   Richardson [J.]
AuthorNI   Richardson
Qualification   ---
Year   1837
Status   Spelling
Chondrichthyes Chondrichthyes
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhiniformes
Family   Carcharhinidae
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Genus   Rhizoprionodon
Subgenus   ---

Class   Chondrichthyes
Order   Carcharhiniformes
Family   Carcharhinidae
Genus   Rhizoprionodon
Original Name   Squalus (Carcharias)        
Taxon Name   terraenovae
Original Combination   Squalus (Carcharias) terraenovae
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Squalus (Carcharias) terraenovae
OriginalSubGenus   Squalus
Original Author   Richardson
Original AuthorWI   Richardson [J.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1837
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Newfoundland, Canada.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   whereabouts unknown
Page   289

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Rhizoprionodon terraenovae
Current Species   terraenovae
Current Genus Rhizoprionodon
Current AuthorWI Richardson [J.]
Current AuthorNI   Richardson
Current Year   1837
Current Family Carcharhinidae
Current Subfamily
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Water Brackish and Salt water
Distribution Western Atlantic: Canada to Yucatan, Mexico.

Current Summary   Synonym [Spelling] of Rhizoprionodon terraenovae  (Richardson 1837). Carcharhinidae.
Name History   • Valid as Scoliodon terraenovae  (Richardson 1837) -- (Camargo & Isaac 2001:139 [ref. 27639]). • Valid as Rhizoprionodon terraenovae  (Richardson 1837) -- (Compagno 1984:532 [ref. 6846], Robins & Ray 1986:29 [ref. 23100], Scott & Scott 1988:28 [ref. 25518], McAllister 1990:32 [ref. 14674], Boschung 1992:23 [ref. 23239], Murdy et al. 1997:29 [ref. 23144], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:90 [ref. 23897], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:45 [ref. 24550], Compagno 1999:484 [ref. 25589], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:146 [ref. 27754], Grace 2001:15 [ref. 25694], Branstetter in Collette & Klein-MacPhee 2002:41 [ref. 26158], Compagno 2003:496 [ref. 26984], Smith et al. 2003:5 [ref. 27621], Espinosa Pérez et al. 2004:66 [ref. 27705], Nelson et al. 2004:53 [ref. 27807], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:62 [ref. 28072], Castro 2011:496 [ref. 31457], Page et al. 2013:52 [ref. 32708]).

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aaronis Rhizoprionodon aaronis (Hemprich [F. W.] & Ehrenberg [C. G.] 1899)Not available
acutus Rhizoprionodon acutus (Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1837)Valid
aronis Rhizoprionodon aronis (Ehrenberg [C. G.] in Klunzinger 1871)Not available
crenidens Rhizoprionodon crenidens (Klunzinger [C. B.] 1880)Synonym
eumeces Rhizoprionodon eumeces (Pietschmann [V.] 1913)Synonym
fissidens Rhizoprionodon fissidens (Bennett [E. T.] 1831)Uncertain
intermedius Rhizoprionodon intermedius (Garman [S.] 1913)Synonym
lalandii Rhizoprionodon lalandii (Valenciennes [A.] (ex Valenciennes) 1839)Valid
longmani Rhizoprionodon longmani (Ogilby [J. D.] 1912)Synonym
longurio Rhizoprionodon longurio (Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1882)Valid
oligolinx Rhizoprionodon (Protozygaena) oligolinx Springer [V. G.] 1964Synonym
oligolinx Rhizoprionodon oligolinx Springer [V. G.] 1964Valid
porosus Rhizoprionodon porosus (Poey [F.] 1861)Valid
sorrahkowah Rhizoprionodon sorrahkowah (Bleeker [P.] 1853)Synonym
taylori Rhizoprionodon taylori (Ogilby [J. D.] 1915)Valid
terraenovae Rhizoprionodon terraenovae (Richardson [J.] 1837)Valid
vagatus Rhizoprionodon vagatus (Garman [S.] 1913)Synonym
walbeehmi Rhizoprionodon walbeehmi (Bleeker [P.] 1856)Synonym
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