†superfamily Myliobatoidea (stingray)

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes

Parent taxon: Myliobatiformes according to J. Kriwet et al. 2007

See also Cappetta 1987, Jonet 1968, Kriwet 2005, Kumar and Loyal 1987 and Thurmond and Jones 1981

Sister taxa: Acanthobatis, Bates, Ceratopteridae, Coupatezia, Dasyatidae, Dasyatoidea, Eomanta, Gymnuridae, Hypolophodon, Mobulidae, Mobuloidea, Myliobatidae, Platyrhinidae, Potamotrygonidae, Ptychacanthus, Rhinopteridae, Texabatis, Turoniabatis, Urolophidae

Subtaxa: Rhombodontidae

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of United States (1: California collection)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), Mexico (1), United States (2: California)

• Eocene of Antarctica (1)

• Paleocene of Morocco (1), United States (1: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (1: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of Bolivia (1), France (5), India (2), Israel (1), Jordan (3), Morocco (2), the Netherlands (1), Peru (1), Spain (4), Syria (7), Ukraine (1), United States (16: Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas), Uzbekistan (2)

Total: 55 collections including 58 occurrences

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