Taxon profile


mackerel sharks
Lamniformes Berg, 1958

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Chondrichthyes - cartilaginous fishes »  superorder Galeoidei

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Included taxa

Number of records: 17

family Alopiidae Bonaparte, 1838 - thresher sharks
family Anacoracidae Cappetta, 1987
family Cetorhinidae Gill, 1862 - basking sharks
family Cretoxyrhinidae Glückman, 1958
family Eoptolamnidae Kriwet et al., 2008
family Lamnidae Müller & Henle, 1838 - mackerel sharks
family Megachasmidae Taylor, Compagno & Struhsaker, 1983 - megamouth sharks
family Mitsukurinidae Jordan, 1898 - goblin sharks
family Odontaspididae Müller & Henle, 1839 - sand tiger sharks
family Otodontidae Glikman, 1964
family Pseudocarchariidae Compagno, 1973 - crocodile sharks

Lamniformes incertae sedis

genus Carchariolamna Hora, 1939
genus Isurolamna Cappetta, 1992
genus Microcorax Cappetta & Case, 1975
genus Palaeocarcharias Beaumont, 1960
genus Paracorax Cappetta, 1977
genus Paranomotodon Herman, 1975

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [order/7]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Lamniformes]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Australian Faunal Directory [6c88f3de-7d6f-42db-b41d-1c42cfa2db0b]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Lamniformes]
Data retrieved on: 20 January 2015
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 1. Sliznatky (Myxini), mihule (Cephalaspidomorphi), paryby (Chondrichthyes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 53 pp. [as Lamniformes]
Data retrieved on: 2 June 2013
EN Dyldin Y. V. (2015): Annotated checklist of the sharks, batoids and chimaeras (Chondrichthyes: Elasmobranchii, Holocephali) from waters of Russia and adjacent areas, Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory, 43: 40-91 [as Lamniformes Garman, 1885]
Data retrieved on: 19 November 2015

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