Scyliorhinus

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Scyliorhinus
Temporal range: 104–0Ma[1]
Late Albian to Present
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Scyliorhinus canicula
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Scyliorhinidae
Genus: Scyliorhinus
Blainville, 1816
Type species
Squalus canicula
Linnaeus, 1758

Scylorhinus is a genus of catsharks in the family Scyliorhinidae.

Species[edit]

There are currently 16 recognized species in this genus:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sepkoski, J. (2002). "A compendium of fossil marine animal genera (Chondrichthyes entry)". Bulletins of American Paleontology, 364: p.560. 
  2. ^ Soares, K.D.A., Gadig, O.F.B. & Gomes, U.L. (2015). "Scyliorhinus ugoi, a new species of catshark from Brazil (Chondrichthyes: Carcharhiniformes: Scyliorhinidae)". Zootaxa, 3937 (2): 347–361.