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Genus Prionace Cantor, 1849

Prionace Cantor, 1849, J.Asiatic Soc.Bengal, 18:1399. Placed on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology by the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature (Opinion 723.3d, 1965, Name no. 1660).

Type Species:
Squalus glaucus Linnaeus, 1758, by suspension of the Rules under Opinion 723 of the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature (1965:32).

Synonymy:
Genus Thalassorhinus Valenciennes, in Bonaparte, 1838; also Valenciennes, in Müller and Henle, 1839
Genus Cynocephalus Gill, 1862 (junior homonym of Cynocephalus Boddaert, 1768 and Cynocephalus Geoffroy and Cuvier, 1795, in Mammalia)
Genus Thalassinus Moreau, 1881
Genus Galeus Garman, 1913 (junior homonym of Galeus Rafinesque, 1809, Galeus Cuvier, 1817 and Galeus Leach, 1818).

FAO Names:
CARCH Prion [FAO Code]

Genus Prionace