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Scymnodon melas

Bigelow, Schroeder & Springer
  

Scymnodon melas was originally described as Scymnodon melas by Bigelow, Schroeder & Springer in 1953. It belongs to the family Somniosidae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   melas
AuthorWI   Bigelow [H. B.], Schroeder [W. C.] & Springer [S.]
AuthorNI   Bigelow, Schroeder & Springer
Qualification   ---
Year   1953
Status   Synonym
Class  
Chondrichthyes Chondrichthyes
Order  
Squaliformes Squaliformes
Family   Somniosidae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Scymnodon
Subgenus   ---

Class   Chondrichthyes
Order   Squaliformes
Family   Somniosidae
Genus   Scymnodon
Original Name   Scymnodon        
Taxon Name   melas
Original Combination   Scymnodon melas
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Scymnodon melas
OriginalSubGenus   Scymnodon
Original Author   Bigelow, Schroeder & Springer
Original AuthorWI   Bigelow [H. B.], Schroeder [W. C.] & Springer [S.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1953
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Off Georges Bank, 40°00'N, 68°52'W, northwestern Atlantic, depth 420-480 fathoms.
Types   Paratypes: MCZ (2).
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   MCZ 37452
Journal   Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool.
Citation   v. 109 (no. 3)
Page   233
Illustrations   Fig. 5

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---


Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---


Current Genus Species Centroscymnus coelolepis
Current Species   coelolepis
Current Genus Centroscymnus
Current AuthorWI Barbosa du Bocage [J. V.] & de Brito Capello [F.]
Current AuthorNI   Barbosa du Bocage & de Brito Capello
Current Year   1864
Current Family Somniosidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
   

Current Summary   Synonym of Centroscymnus coelolepis  Barbosa du Bocage & de Brito Capello 1864. Somniosidae.
 
Name History   •Synonym of Centroscymnus coelolepis Barbosa du Bocage & de Brito Capello 1864 -- (Krefft & Tortonese 1973:41 [ref. 7165], McEachran & Branstetter in Whitehead et al. 1984:134 [ref. 13675], Compagno 1984:55 [ref. 6474], Castro 2011:117 [ref. 31457]).

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ichiharai Scymnodon ichiharai Yano [K.] & Tanaka [S.] 1984Valid
macracanthus Scymnodon macracanthus (Regan [C. T.] 1906)Valid
niger Scymnodon niger Chu [Y.-T.] & Meng [Q.-W.] in Chu, Meng, Hu & Li 1982Synonym
obscurus Scymnodon obscurus (Vaillant [L. L.] 1888)Synonym
plunketi Scymnodon plunketi (Waite [E. R.] 1910)Valid
ringens Scymnodon ringens Barbosa du Bocage [J. V.] & de Brito Capello [F.] 1864Valid
sherwoodi Scymnodon sherwoodi Archey [G.] 1921Synonym
squamulosus Scymnodon squamulosus (Günther [A.] 1877)Synonym
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