Carcharias

TaxonavigationEdit

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Classis: Chondrichthyes
Subclassis: Elasmobranchii
Infraclassis: Euselachii
Division/Cohort: Neoselachii
Subdivision/Subcohort: Selachii
Superordo: Galeomorphii
Ordo: Lamniformes
Familia: Odontaspididae
Genus: Carcharias
Species: †C. robustus – C. taurus - C. tricuspidatus

NameEdit

Carcharias Rafinesque, 1810: 10

Type species: Carcharias taurusRafinesque, 1810. Type by monotypy.

SynonymsEdit

  • Eugomphodus Gill, 1861: 60
  • Triglochis Müller & Henle, 1837: 113

ReferencesEdit

  • Rafinesque, C.S. 1810: Caratteri di alcuni nuovi generi e nuove specie di animali e piante della Sicilia, con varie osservazioni sopra i medisimi. (Part 1 involves fishes, pp. [i-iv] 3-69, Part 2 with slightly different title, pp. ia-iva + 71-105). Pls. 1-20.
  • Compagno, L.J.V. 2003: Sharks (pp. 357–505). In: Carpenter 2003. The living marine resources of the Western Central Atlantic. 1.
  • Carcharias – Taxon details on Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS).

Vernacular namesEdit

English: Sand sharks, sand tigers