Scymnodalatias is a genus
In biology, a genus is a low-level taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms, which is an example of definition by genus and differentia...

 of squaliform shark
Sharks are a type of fish with a full cartilaginous skeleton and a highly streamlined body. The earliest known sharks date from more than 420 million years ago....

s in the family
Family (biology)
In biological classification, family is* a taxonomic rank. Other well-known ranks are life, domain, kingdom, phylum, class, order, genus, and species, with family fitting between order and genus. As for the other well-known ranks, there is the option of an immediately lower rank, indicated by the...

Somniosidae is a family of sharks in the order Squaliformes, commonly known as sleeper sharks.-Genera:* Centroscymnus Barbosa du Bocage & Brito Capello, 1864...



  • Scymnodalatias albicauda Taniuchi & Garrick, 1986 (Whitetail dogfish)
  • Scymnodalatias garricki Kukuyev & Konovalenko, 1988 (Azores dogfish)
  • Scymnodalatias oligodon Kukuyev & Konovalenko, 1988 (Sparsetooth dogfish)
  • Scymnodalatias sherwoodi (Archey
    Gilbert Edward Archey
    Sir Gilbert Edward Archey, C.B.E. was a zoologist, ethnologist, World War I officer, and museum director from New Zealand. He wrote one of the major works on moas, based on his own field work and collection...

    , 1921)
    (Sherwood dogfish)
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