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Scyliorhinus melanostigma


Scyliorhinus melanostigma was originally described as Scyliorhinus (Halaelurus) melanostigma by Norman in 1939. It belongs to the family Scyliorhinidae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   melanostigma
AuthorWI   Norman [J. R.]
AuthorNI   Norman
Qualification   ---
Year   1939
Status   Synonym
Chondrichthyes Chondrichthyes
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhiniformes
Family   Scyliorhinidae
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Genus   Scyliorhinus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Chondrichthyes
Order   Carcharhiniformes
Family   Scyliorhinidae
Genus   Scyliorhinus
Original Name   Scyliorhinus (Halaelurus)        
Taxon Name   melanostigma
Original Combination   Scyliorhinus (Halaelurus) melanostigma
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Scyliorhinus (Halaelurus) melanostigma
OriginalSubGenus   Scyliorhinus
Original Author   Norman
Original AuthorWI   Norman [J. R.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1939
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Zanzibar area, Tanzania, western Indian Ocean, station 115, depth 640-658 meters.
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   BMNH 1939.5.24.2
Page   9
Illustrations   Fig. 2A

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Holohalaelurus melanostigma
Current Species melanostigma
Current Genus Holohalaelurus
Current AuthorWI Norman [J. R.]
Current AuthorNI Norman
Current Year 1939
Current Family Scyliorhinidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Holohalaelurus melanostigma  (Norman 1939). Pentanchidae.
Name History   •Synonym of Holohalaelurus regani (Gilchrist 1922) -- (Compagno 1984:338 [ref. 6846]). •Valid as Holohalaelurus melanostigma (Norman 1939) -- (Human 2006:28 [ref. 28824], Human 2010:25 [ref. 30764], Weigmann 2016:41 [ref. 34211]).

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acanthonotum Scyliorhinus acanthonotum (De Filippi [F.] in De Filippi & Verany 1857)Uncertain
acutidens Scyliorhinus acutidens (Vaillant [L. L.] 1888)Uncertain
albomaculata Scyliorhinus albomaculata Pietschmann [V.] 1906Synonym
besnardi Scyliorhinus besnardi Springer [S.] & Sadowsky [V.] 1970Synonym
boa Scyliorhinus boa Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1896Valid
cabofriensis Scyliorhinus cabofriensis Soares [K. D. A.], Gomes [U. L.] & Carvalho [M. R. de] 2016Valid
canicula Scyliorhinus canicula (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Valid
canicula albomaculata Scyliorhinus canicula albomaculata Pietschmann [V.] 1906Synonym
caniculus Scyliorhinus caniculus (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Synonym
capensis Scyliorhinus capensis (Müller [J.] & Henle [F. G. J.] 1838)Valid
catulus Scyliorhinus catulus (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Synonym
cervigoni Scyliorhinus cervigoni Maurin [C.] & Bonnet [M.] 1970Valid
comoroensis Scyliorhinus comoroensis Compagno [L. J. V.] 1988Valid
conductus Scyliorhinus conductus (Osbeck [P.] 1765)Synonym
duhamelii Scyliorhinus duhamelii (Garman [S.] 1913)Valid
elegans Scyliorhinus elegans (Blainville [H. de] 1825)Synonym
fernandezi Scyliorhinus fernandezi Weibezahn [F. H.] 1953Synonym
garmani Scyliorhinus garmani (Fowler [H. W.] 1934)Valid
haeckelii Scyliorhinus haeckelii (Miranda Ribeiro [A. de] 1907)Valid
hesperius Scyliorhinus hesperius Springer [S.] 1966Valid
macrorhynchus Scyliorhinus macrorhynchus Tanaka [S.] 1909Synonym
meadi Scyliorhinus meadi Springer [S.] 1966Valid
melanostigma Scyliorhinus (Halaelurus) melanostigma Norman [J. R.] 1939Synonym
platyrhynchus Scyliorhinus platyrhynchus Tanaka [S.] 1909Synonym
polystigma Scyliorhinus (Halaelurus) polystigma Regan [C. T.] 1921Synonym
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