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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Sphyrna lewini (Griffith & Smith, 1834)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Sphyrna lewini (Griffith & Smith, I834)

Synonyms:

Sphyrna lewini (Griffith & Smith, 1834)
Zygaena lewini Grifflth & Smith, in Cuvier, Griffith & Smith, 1834, Animal kingdom, 10: 640, pl . 50 (south coast of New Holland). No type apparently extant.
? Cestrorhinus caroliniensis Blainville, 1816, Bull. soc. philomath. Paris: 121 (name only; no locality).
? Cestrorhinus pictus Blainville, 1816, ibid.: 121 (name only; no locality).
?Zygaena indica Van Hasselt, 1823, Algemeene Konst- en Letterbode voor het jaar 1823, 20: 315 (Java).
Sphyrna lewini: Duméril, 1858: 261 Springer, 1941: 46-52 Fraser-Brunner, 1950: 213-219 Tortonese, l950a: 21-28 Clark & von Schmidt, 1965: 62, fig. 6 Gilbert, 1967: 37-45, fig. 10, 21d, 22d, pl. 3, 6B, l0B.
Cestracion leeuwenii Day, 1865, Fish. Malabar: 271 (emended spelling of lewini; Malabar).
Zygaena erythraea Ehrenberg, in Klunzinger, 1871, Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien, 21: 666 (Red Sea).
Zygaena leuwinii Ramsay, 1881, Proc. Linn. Soc. N. 5. W., 5: 96 (emended spelling of lewini).
Cestracion oceanica Garman, 1913, Mem. Mus. comp. Zool., 36: 158-159 (Soaety Islands). Syntypes: MCZ, no. 460 (3 spec.), USNM, no. 153587 (1 spec.).
Sphyrna diplana Springer, 1941, Proc. Fla. Acad. Sci., S (1940): 46-52 (Englewood, Florida). Holotype: USNM no. 108451.
Sphyrna diplana: Bigelow & Schroeder, 1948: 415-420, fig. 81 Baughman & Springer, 1950: 123-125, pl. 13 Fraser-Brunner, 1950: 213-219 Tortonese, l950a: 21-28.
Sphyrna oceanica: Fraser-Brunner, l950b: 213-219 Tortonese, l950a: 21-28.

Common names:

Scalloped hammerhead [En]
Requin-marteau halicorne [Fr]
Cornuda común [Es]

Scalloped hammerhead (Sphyrna lewini)