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Scyliorhinus  Blainville, 1816
Taxonomic Serial No.: 160053

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Catulus Smith, 1838
    Scyllium Cuvier, 1816
  Common Name(s): spotted cat sharks [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2003   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassChondrichthyes  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, condrictes, peixe cartilaginoso, tubarăo, poissons cartilagineux, raies, requins  
                         SubclassElasmobranchii  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, skates, torpedoes  
                               OrderCarcharhiniformes  – ground sharks  
                                  FamilyScyliorhinidae Gill, 1862 – roussettes, pejegatos, cat sharks, catsharks  
                                     GenusScyliorhinus Blainville, 1816 – spotted cat sharks  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Scyliorhinus besnardi Springer and Sadowsky, 1970 – polkadot catshark 
                                        Species Scyliorhinus boa Goode and Bean, 1896 – boa catshark, boa cat shark, gatica 
                                        Species Scyliorhinus canicula (Linnaeus, 1758) – small-spotted catshark 
                                        Species Scyliorhinus capensis (Müller and Henle, 1838) – yellowspotted catshark 
                                        Species Scyliorhinus cervigoni Maurin and Bonnet, 1970 – west african catshark 
                                        Species Scyliorhinus garmani (Fowler, 1934) – brownspotted catshark 
                                        Species Scyliorhinus haeckelii (Miranda-Ribeiro, 1907) – freckled catshark, freckled cat shark 
                                        Species Scyliorhinus hesperius Springer, 1966 – whitesaddled catshark, white-saddled cat shark 
                                        Species Scyliorhinus meadi Springer, 1966 – blotched catshark, blotched cat shark 
                                        Species Scyliorhinus retifer (Garman, 1881) – alitán mallero, chain catshark, chain dogfish 
                                        Species Scyliorhinus stellaris (Linnaeus, 1758) – nursehound 
                                        Species Scyliorhinus torazame (Tanaka, 1908) – cloudy catshark 
                                        Species Scyliorhinus torrei Howell Rivero, 1936 – dwarf catshark, dwarf cat shark, gatica prieta 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Scyliorhinus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Scyliorhinus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Compagno, Leonard J. V.  
  Publication Date: 1984   
  Article/Chapter Title: Sharks of the World: An annotated and illustrated catalogue of shark species known to date   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: FAO Fisheries Synopsis, no. 125, vol. 4, pt. 2   
  Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations   
  Publication Place: Rome, Italy   
  Reference for: Scyliorhinus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Compagno, Leonard J. V.  
  Publication Date: 1988   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Sharks of the Order Carcharhiniformes   
  Page(s): xxii + 486   
  Publisher: Princeton University Press   
  Publication Place: Princeton, New Jersey, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-691-08453-X   
  Reference for: Scyliorhinus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Compagno, Leonard J. V. / Hamlett, William C., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Living Elasmobranchs   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Sharks, Skates, and Rays: The Biology of Elasmobranch Fishes   
  Page(s): 471-498   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-6048-2   
  Reference for: Scyliorhinus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N.  
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Genera of Recent Fishes   
  Page(s): iii + 697   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, CA, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-23-8   
  Reference for: Scyliorhinus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Reference for: Scyliorhinus   

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