Rhinobatos bruxelliensis Jaekel 1894 (guitarfish)

Chondrichthyes - Rajiformes - Rhinobatidae

Alternative combination: Rhinobatus bruxelliensis

Full reference: O. Jaekel. 1894. Die eocanen Selachier vom Monte Bolca 1-176

Belongs to Rhinobatos according to R. Tabuce et al. 2005

See also Cappetta 1987, Dica et al. 1996 and Herman 1975

Sister taxa: Rhinobatos beurleni, Rhinobatos beurlini, Rhinobatos casieri, Rhinobatos grandis, Rhinobatos hakelensis, Rhinobatos incertus, Rhinobatos intermedius, Rhinobatos latus, Rhinobatos maronita, Rhinobatos primarmatus, Rhinobatos rhinobatos, Rhinobatos sahnii, Rhinobatos steurbauti, Rhinobatos tenuirostris, Rhinobatos whitfieldi

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Morocco (1 collection), Romania (1), the United Kingdom (6), United States (1: Virginia)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Belgium (1)

• Paleocene of United States (1: South Carolina)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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