Scyliorhinus

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Scyliorhinus
Temporal range: 104–0 Ma[1]
Late Albian to Present
Acuario Sevilla crias alitan.JPG
Scyliorhinus stellaris
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. They are also known as "catshark". This genus is known in the fossil records from the Cretaceous period, late Albian age to the Pliocene epoch.[2][3]

Species[edit]

There are currently 16 recognized species in this genus:

Extinct Species[edit]

Fossil of Scyliorhinus elongatus from Cretaceous of Lebanon
  • Scyliorhinus ambliatlanticus Lautiro Mora, 1999
  • Scyliorhinus angustus (Münster, 1843)
  • Scyliorhinus antiquus (Agassiz, 1843)
  • Scyliorhinus arambourgi Cappetta, 1980
  • Scyliorhinus arlingtonensis Cappetta & Case, 1999
  • Scyliorhinus biddlei Halter, 1995
  • Scyliorhinus biformis Reinecke, 2014
  • Scyliorhinus bloti Cappetta, 1980
  • Scyliorhinus brumarivulensis Underwood & Ward, 2008
  • Scyliorhinus cepaeformis Halter, 1990
  • Scyliorhinus coupatezi Herman, 1974
  • Scyliorhinus dubius (Woodward, 1889)
  • Scyliorhinus elongatus (Davis, 1887)
  • Scyliorhinus entomodon Noubhani & Cappetta, 1997
  • Scyliorhinus fossilis (Leriche, 1927)
  • Scyliorhinus ivagrantae Case & Cappetta, 1997
  • Scyliorhinus joleaudi Cappetta, 1970
  • Scyliorhinus kannenbergi Leder, 2015
  • Scyliorhinus kasenoi Karasawa, 1989
  • Scyliorhinus luypaertsi Halter, 1995
  • Scyliorhinus malembeensis Dartevelle & Casier, 1959
  • Scyliorhinus monsaugustus Guinot, Underwood, Cappetta & Ward, 2013
  • Scyliorhinus moosi Herman, 1975
  • Scyliorhinus muelleri Guinot, Underwood, Cappetta & Ward, 2013
  • Scyliorhinus musteliformis Herman, 1977
  • Scyliorhinus ptychtus Noubhani & Cappetta, 1997
  • Scyliorhinus reyndersi Halter, 1995
  • Scyliorhinus suelstorfensis Reinecke, 2014
  • Scyliorhinus sulcidens Noubhani & Cappetta, 1997
  • Scyliorhinus taylorensis Cappetta & Case, 1999
  • Scyliorhinus tensleepensis Case, 1987
  • Scyliorhinus trifolius Adnet, 2006
  • Scyliorhinus wardi Halter, 1990
  • Scyliorhinus woodwardi Cappetta, 1976

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sepkoski, J. (2002). "A compendium of fossil marine animal genera (Chondrichthyes entry)". Bulletins of American Paleontology. 363: 1–560. 
  2. ^ Fossilworks: Scyliorhinus at Paleobiology Database.
  3. ^ Carrier, J.C., Musick, J.A. & Heithaus, M.R. (2004): Biology of Sharks and Their Relatives.
  4. ^ a b Soares, K.D.A., Gomes, U.L. & De Carvalho, M.R. (2016): Taxonomic review of catsharks of the Scyliorhinus haeckelii group, with the description of a new species (Chondrichthyes: Carcharhiniformes: Scyliorhinidae). Zootaxa, 4066 (5): 501-534.
  5. ^ Soares, K.D.A., Gadig, O.B.F. & Gomes, U.L. (2015). "Scyliorhinus ugoi, a new species of catshark from Brazil (Chondrichthyes: Carcharhiniformes: Scyliorhinidae)". Zootaxa,. 3937 (2): 347–361.