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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Synonym of Carcharias taurus Rafinesque, 1810

Scientific synonyms and common names

Eugomphodus taurus (Rafinesque, 1809)


Odontaspis tauras (Rafinesque, 1810) 5.1.3
Carcharias taurus Rafinesque, 1810, Caratt. Gen. Spec. Sicil.: 10, pl. 14 (fig. 1) (Sicily). Type: unknown.
Odontaspis taurus: Müller & Henle, 1841: 73, unnumbered pl. Albuquerque, 1954-1956: 82, fig. 45B & 46B Moreau, 1881: 293-295 Soljan, 1948 (Eng. trans. 1963: 59 with fig.) Capapé, 1974a: 232.
Carcharias taurus: Lozano Rey, 1928: 394-401, fig. 128B, 129-132 Tortonese, 1956: 102-103, fig. 51.

Common names:

Sand tiger shark [En]
sand shark [En]
Requin taureau [Fr]
requin sable [Fr]
Stierhai [De]
Toro bacoto [Es]
pez toro [Es]
lkars [Ar]
skylòpsaro [He]
morski pas [Hr]
squalo toro [It]

Sand tiger shark (Eugomphodus taurus)