Atelomycterus marmoratus,

White, William T. & Ko’Ou, Alfred, 2018, An annotated checklist of the chondrichthyans of Papua New Guinea, Zootaxa 4411 (1), pp. 1-82: 25

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Atelomycterus marmoratus


Atelomycterus marmoratus  (Anonymous [Bennett], 1830)

Coral Catshark

Scyllium marmoratum Anonymous  [Bennett], 1830: 693. Holotype: BMNH 1953.5.10.5 (skin). Type locality: Sumatra, Indonesia. 

Local synonymy: Atelomyoterus marmoratus— Filewood, 1973: 7 (probably in PNG); Atelomycterus  marmoratus— Compagno, 1984: 294 (northern PNG); Kailola, 1987: 12 (Western Papua; PNG north coast); White et al., 2018: 96, figs ( PNG).

PNG voucher material: None.

Remarks: No specimens available for this species in PNG. Specimens required to confirm that they are conspecific with A. marmoratus  ; appears to be restricted to the northern coastline.