Bythaelurus hispidus

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Taxonavigation: Carcharhiniformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Classis: Chondrichthyes
Subclassis: Elasmobranchii
Superordo: Selachimorpha
Ordo: Carcharhiniformes

Familia: Scyliorhinidae
Genus: Bythaelurus
Species: Bythaelurus hispidus

Name[edit]

Bythaelurus hispidus (Alcock, 1891)

  • Holotype (unique): ZSI F13120.

Type locality: Andaman Sea, 11°31'40"N, 92°46'40"E, Investigator station 115, depth 188-220 fathoms.

Etymology: hispidus (= bristly), referring to its skin being covered with minute stony tricuspid spines. (From: The ETYFish project)

Synonyms[edit]

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Bristly Catshark

References[edit]

  • Alcock, A.W. 1891. Class Pisces. In: II.--Natural history notes from H. M. Indian marine survey steamer `Investigator,' Commander R. F. Hoskyn, R. N., commanding.--Series II., No. 1. On the results of deep-sea dredging during the season 1890-91. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 6) 8 (43/44): 16–34; 119-138, Pls. 7-8.BHL Reference page
  • Nair, R.V. & Lal Mohan, R.S. 1973. On a new deep sea skate, Rhinobatos variegatus, with notes on the deep sea sharks Halaelurus hispidus, Eridacnis radcliffei and Eugaleus omanensis from the Gulf of Mannar. Senckenbergiana Biologica 54(1/3): 71–80. PDFReference page

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