Description after BASS et al. 1975: [#134]:
The teeth of a 155cm mature male are shown in pl. 2. The tooth counts of this shark and of the other set of jaws from Natal were both 9-9/5-1-5 (counting only the large teeth) (remaks: described as H. vitulus, a synonym of H. nakamurai) .
Material: female, 173 cm TL, coll. 5.2.1993, collection: Jaws International, Gordon Hubbell, Florida
Images: © Ross Robertson, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama, images shows the correct position of the teeth
Material: male, ? cm TL, American Museum of Natural History, coll. nr. 2628/SD, Virgin Islands, Whale Bank, N. of Tortola Island, coll. by Erdman, P.S., 18.02.1967