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Etmopterus  Rafinesque, 1810
Taxonomic Serial No.: 160654

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Acanthidium Lowe, 1839
    Spinax Cuvier, 1816
  Common Name(s): lantern sharks [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2003   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassChondrichthyes  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, condrictes, peixe cartilaginoso, tubarăo, poissons cartilagineux, raies, requins  
                         SubclassElasmobranchii  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, skates, torpedoes  
                               OrderSqualiformes Compagno, 1973 – dogfish sharks  
                                  FamilyEtmopteridae Fowler, 1934 – lantern sharks, requins-lanternes, tiburones luceros  
                                     GenusEtmopterus Rafinesque, 1810 – lantern sharks  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Etmopterus baxteri Garrick, 1957 – New Zealand lanternshark 
                                        Species Etmopterus bigelowi Shirai and Tachikawa, 1993 – blurred smooth lantern shark, blurred lantern shark 
                                        Species Etmopterus brachyurus Smith and Radcliffe in Smith, 1912 – shorttail laternshark 
                                        Species Etmopterus bullisi Bigelow and Schroeder, 1957 – lined lanternshark, lined lantern shark 
                                        Species Etmopterus carteri Springer and Burgess, 1985 – cylindrical lantern shark 
                                        Species Etmopterus caudistigmus Last, Burgess and Séret, 2002  
                                        Species Etmopterus compagnoi Fricke and Koch, 1990  
                                        Species Etmopterus decacuspidatus Chan, 1966 – combtoothed lanternshark 
                                        Species Etmopterus dianthus Last, Burgess and Séret, 2002  
                                        Species Etmopterus dislineatus Last, Burgess and Séret, 2002  
                                        Species Etmopterus evansi Last, Burgess and Séret, 2002  
                                        Species Etmopterus fusus Last, Burgess and Séret, 2002  
                                        Species Etmopterus gracilispinis Krefft, 1968 – broadband lantern shark, broadband dogfish, broadbanded lanternshark 
                                        Species Etmopterus granulosus (Günther, 1880) – southern laternshark 
                                        Species Etmopterus hillianus (Poey, 1861) – Caribbean lanternshark, blackbelly dogfish, galludo enano 
                                        Species Etmopterus litvinovi Parin and Kotlyar in Kotlyar, 1990  
                                        Species Etmopterus lucifer Jordan and Snyder, 1902 – blackbelly lanternshark 
                                        Species Etmopterus molleri (Whitley, 1939)  
                                        Species Etmopterus perryi Springer and Burgess, 1985 – dwarf lantern shark 
                                        Species Etmopterus polli Bigelow, Schroeder and Springer, 1953 – African lanternshark, African lantern shark 
                                        Species Etmopterus princeps Collett, 1904 – great lanternshark, rough sagre 
                                        Species Etmopterus pseudosqualiolus Last, Burgess and Séret, 2002  
                                        Species Etmopterus pusillus (Lowe, 1839) – smooth lanternshark, smooth lantern shark 
                                        Species Etmopterus pycnolepis Kotlyar, 1990  
                                        Species Etmopterus robinsi Schofield and Burgess, 1997  
                                        Species Etmopterus schmidti Dolganov, 1986  
                                        Species Etmopterus schultzi Bigelow, Schroeder and Springer, 1953 – fringefin lantern shark, fringefin lanternshark 
                                        Species Etmopterus sentosus Bass, D'Aubrey and Kistnasamy, 1976 – thorny lantershark 
                                        Species Etmopterus spinax (Linnaeus, 1758) – velvet belly 
                                        Species Etmopterus splendidus Yano, 1988  
                                        Species Etmopterus tasmaniensis Myagkov and Pavlov in Gubanov, Kondyurin and Myagkov, 1986  
                                        Species Etmopterus unicolor (Engelhardt, 1912) – brown lanternshark 
                                        Species Etmopterus villosus Gilbert, 1905 – Hawaiian lanternshark 
                                        Species Etmopterus virens Bigelow, Schroeder and Springer, 1953 – green lanternshark, green lantern shark 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Etmopterus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Etmopterus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Compagno, Leonard J. V. / Hamlett, William C., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Living Elasmobranchs   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Sharks, Skates, and Rays: The Biology of Elasmobranch Fishes   
  Page(s): 471-498   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-6048-2   
  Reference for: Etmopterus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Reference for: Etmopterus   

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