Haploblepharus

Human, Brett A., 2007, A taxonomic revision of the catshark genus Haploblepharus Garman 1913 (Chondrichthyes: Carcharhiniformes: Scyliorhinidae), Zootaxa 1451, pp. 1-40: 6-7

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.176248

publication LSID

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6240351

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Haploblepharus
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Key to the species of the genus Haploblepharus   (based on type material and mature specimens only)

1 a. Snout acutely rounded, often coming to a point in adults; body slender and compressed to moderately depressed in adults; less than 70 tooth rows total in upper jaw of adults.................................................... 2

1 b. Snout broadly rounded, not coming to a point in adults; body stocky and moderately to greatly depressed in adults; more than 75 tooth rows total in upper jaw of adults .................................................................. 3

2 a. Body moderately depressed; head width at pectoral fin origin 1.31 times or greater than head height at pectoral fin origin; abdomen width 0.95 times or greater than abdomen height ....................... H. edwardsii  

2 b. Body weakly depressed to weakly compressed; head width at pectoral fin origin 1.29 times or less than head height at pectoral fin origin; abdomen width 0.90 times or less than abdomen height .. H. kistnasamyi  

3 a. Saddles and/or spotting always present, saddles and spots usually occurring together, saddles and spots obvious when present; 84 or more tooth rows total in upper jaw .................................................... H. pictus  

3 b. Saddles or spotting usually not present, saddles and spots rarely occurring together, saddles and spots inconspicuous when present; 83 or less tooth rows total in upper jaw.......................................... H. fuscus