Squalus albicaudus

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Taxonavigation: Squaliformes 

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: Squaliformes

Familia: Squalidae
Genus: Squalus
Species: Squalus albicaudus

Name[edit]

Squalus albicaudus Viana et al., 2016

  • Holotype: MNRJ 30188.
  • Paratypes: (11) MNRJ 30173, 30174, 30175, 30176, 30177, 30181, 30183, 30184, 30185, 30186, 30187.

Type locality: north coast of Espírito Santo state, Brazil, 19°42'54"S, 39°25'57"W, 195 m depth.

Etymology: From the Latin albus (= white), and cauda (= tail), in reference to the white ventral lobe of its caudal fin.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Squalus megalops (not Macleay): Regan, 1908: 45, 47
  • Squalus cubensis (not Howell-Rivero): Figueiredo, 1977 (in part): 8

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Brazilian whitetail dogfish
português: Cação-bagre-de-cauda-branca

References[edit]