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Scyliorhinidae (cat shark)

Chondrichthyes - Carchariniformes - Scyliorhinidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1862Scyliorhinidae Gill
1902Scylliorhinidae Hay p. 310
1963Scylliorhinidae Jordan p. 598
1966Scyliorhinidae Cassier p. 65
1981Scyliorhinidae Case p. 62
1981Scyliorhinidae Thurmond and Jones p. 59
1983Scyliorhinidae Bendix-Almgreen p. 2
1992Scyliorhinidae Cappetta p. 640
2001Scyliorhinidae Purdy et al. p. 139
2002Scyliorhinidae Underwood
2004Scyliorhinidae Underwood and Ward p. 451
2006Scyliorhinidae Malyshkina p. 467
2006Scyliorhinidae Underwood p. 234
2009Scyliorhinidae Cicimurri and Knight p. 634
2009Scyliorhinidae Kriwet et al. p. 323
2018Scyliorhinidae Kent p. 103

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Selachii
superorderGaleomorphi
orderCarchariniformes(Compagno 1973)
familyScyliorhinidaeGill 1862
familyScyliorhinidaeGill 1862

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: marinesubp
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: nektonico
Diet: carnivoreo
Created: 2009-07-21 06:53:24
Modified: 2009-07-21 08:53:24
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Wagner 2017, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Bathonian to the top of the Gelasian or 168.30000 to 1.80600 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 166.1 Ma

Collections (57 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Bathonian168.3 - 166.1United Kingdom (England) Palaeoscyllium tenuidens (91449) Scyliorhinidae indet. (91451)
Late/Upper Oxfordian161.2 - 155.7Spain Palaeoscyllium sp (151897 151901)
Kimmeridgian157.3 - 152.1Germany Palaeoscyllium sp. (117194)
Late/Upper Kimmeridgian155.7 - 150.8Germany (Eastern Barvaria) Palaeoscyllium sp. (187438)
Late/Upper Kimmeridgian155.7 - 150.8Germany (Baden-Württemberg) Palaeoscyllium sp. (154138)
Late/Upper Kimmeridgian - Early/Lower Tithonian155.7 - 145.0United Kingdom (England) Palaeoscyllium formosum (140224)
Valanginian139.8 - 132.9Poland Palaeoscyllium sp. (63065)
Barremian129.4 - 125.0United Kingdom (England) Palaeoscyllium formosum (101091)
Santonian86.3 - 83.6Lebanon Pteroscyllium dubertreti, Pteroscyllium signeuxi (92241)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1Sweden Scyliorhinidae sp. 2 (102883)
Campanian - Maastrichtian83.6 - 66.0Israel Pteroscyllium sp. 1 (35443)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6Germany (Nordrhein-Westfalen) Scyliorhinidae indet., Crassescyliorhinus germanicus (101702)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6Sweden (Skåne) Scyliorhinidae sp. 1 (74334)
Late/Upper Campanian - Early/Lower Maastrichtian83.5 - 66.0Jordan Pteroscyllium sp. (65224)
Late/Upper Campanian - Early/Lower Maastrichtian83.5 - 66.0Syria Pteroscyllium sp. (117850 117852)
Thanetian59.2 - 56.0Morocco Premontreia subulidens, Foumtizia abdouni (86295) Scyliorhinidae indet. (71234)
Late/Upper Paleocene - Early/Lower Eocene58.7 - 48.6Saudi Arabia Scyliorhinidae indet. (37182)
Ypresian - Lutetian56.0 - 41.3France (Landes) Foumtizia poudenxae, Apristurus sereti (161754)
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6USA (Mississippi) Galeus sp., Microscyliorhinus leggetti (62890)
MP 1055.8 - 48.6France (Picardie) Premontreia degremonti (68440)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Italy Galeus cuvieri (55239)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Belgium (Vlaams-Brabant) Premontreia lutetiensis (38719)
Lutetian - Bartonian47.8 - 38.0Egypt Crassescyliorhinus sp. (137540)
Lutetian - Bartonian47.8 - 38.0France (Landes) Foumtizia poudenxae, Apristurus sereti (161753)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9USA (South Carolina) Foumtizia sp. (202013 202014)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9USA (Washington) Scyliorhinotheca goederti (191203)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Egypt Crassescyliorhinus sp. (137564 137582) Crassescyliorhinus sp., Oxyscyllium sp. (137579) Crassescyliorhinus sp., Scylliorhinidae indet. (137551) Scyliorhinidae indet., Crassescyliorhinus sp. (137550 137568 137569)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Russian Federation Foumtizia zhelezkoi (149625) Premontreia uralica (149624) Premontreia uralica, Foumtizia zhelezkoi (149626)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Namibia (Sperrgebiet) Galeus sp., Galeus porrectus, Galeus robustus (149316)
Chattian28.1 - 23.03USA (South Carolina) Bythaelurus sp. (97550)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Slovakia Galeus sp. (161897 161900 161901 161902)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82USA (California) Scyliorhinidae indet. (59059)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Japan (Gifu) Galeus sp. (161445)
Serravallian13.82 - 11.62Czech Republic (Uvaly) Galeus aduncus (148217)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Poland Galeus canis (121515)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Panama (Colon) Premontreia sp. (160781)
Messinian7.246 - 5.333Portugal Premontreia dachiardi (91423)
MN 137.246 - 4.9Portugal Premontreia dachiardi (65954)
MN 137.246 - 4.9Portugal (Alvalade) Premontreia dachiardi (65955)
Zanclean - Piacenzian5.333 - 2.588Italy Galeus aduncus, Galeus indet. (59273)
Gelasian2.588 - 1.806United Kingdom (England) Galeus canis (78017)