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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Classis: Chondrichthyes
Subclassis: Elasmobranchii
Infraclassis: Euselachii
Division/Cohort: Neoselachii
Subdivision/Subcohort: Selachimorpha
Superordo: Galeomorphii
Ordo: Carcharhiniformes

Familia: Scyliorhinidae
Genus: Schroederichthys
Species: S. bivius – S. chilensis – S. maculatus – S. saurisqualus – S. tenuis

Schroederichthys Springer, 1966: 604

Type species: Schroederichthys maculatus Springer, 1966


Springer, S. 1966. A review of Western Atlantic cat sharks, Scyliorhinidae, with descriptions of a new genus and five new species. Fishery Bulletin 65(3): 581–624. PDF. Reference page.

Schroederichthys is a genus of catsharks in the family Scyliorhinidae.

Schroederichthys bivius (J. P. Müller & Henle, 1838) (narrowmouthed catshark)
Schroederichthys chilensis (Guichenot, 1848) (redspotted catshark)
Schroederichthys maculatus S. Springer, 1966 (narrowtail catshark)
Schroederichthys saurisqualus Soto, 2001 (lizard catshark)
Schroederichthys tenuis S. Springer, 1966 (slender catshark)


The genus name Schroederichthys honors ichthyologist William Charles Schroeder.

Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2011). Species of Schroederichthys in FishBase. February 2011 version.

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