Negaprion

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Carcharhiniformes 

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

Familia: Carcharhinidae
Genus: Negaprion
Species: N. acutidens – N. brevirostris

Name[edit]

Negaprion Whitley, 1940

Etymology: From negatus (= deny); prion (= saw), referring to lack of saw-like serrations on teeth cusps. (From The ETYFish project)

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References[edit]

  • Whitley, G. P., 1940: The fishes of Australia. Part I. The sharks, rays, devil-fish, and other primitive fishes of Australia and New Zealand. Royal Society of New South Wales, Zoological Handbook: 1-280.  reference page 

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