Torpedo Houttuyn 1764 (torpedo)

Chondrichthyes - Rajiformes - Torpedinidae

Synonyms: Eunarce Fowler 1910, Fimbriotorpedo Fritsch 1886, Gymnotorpedo Fritsch 1886, Narcobatus, Notastrape Whitley 1932, Tetronarcine Tanaka 1908

Parent taxon: Torpedinidae according to A. S. Woodward 1889

See also Agassiz 1835, Cappetta 1987, Jaekel 1894, Jordan 1963 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Astrape, Eotorpedo, Hypnarce, Hypnos, Narcacion, Tetronarce

Subtaxa: Torpedo brasiliensis Torpedo gigantea

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• MN 13 of Portugal (2 collections)

• Miocene of the Netherlands (1)

• Eocene of Egypt (2), France (2), Jordan (1)

Total: 8 collections including 9 occurrences

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