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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)

Synonyms:

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)