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Temporal range: Miocene to present
Spined pygmy shark nmfs.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Elasmobranchii
Order: Squaliformes
Family: Dalatiidae
Genus: Squaliolus
H. M. Smith & Radcliffe, 1912
Type species
Squaliolus laticaudus
H. M. Smith & Radcliffe, 1912

Squaliolus is a genus of deep-sea dogfish sharks in the family Dalatiidae.


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  1. ^ Sepkoski, Jack (2002). "A compendium of fossil marine animal genera (Chondrichthyes entry)". Bulletins of American Paleontology. 364: 560. Retrieved 2008-01-09.