Taeniura Miller and Henle 1837 (whiptail stingray)

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae

Alternative spelling: Trygon (Taeniura)

Parent taxon: Dasyatidae according to D. S. Jordan 1963

See also Jaekel 1894 and Woodward 1889

Sister taxa: Agabelus, Amphotistius, Anacanthus, Dasyatis, Dasyatis dezignoi, Dasyatis muricata, Disceus, Discobatis, Discotrygon, Ellipesurus, Glikmania, Hemiptychodus, Hemitrygon, Himantura, Hypolophites, Hypolophodon, Hypolophus, Meridiania, Myledaphus, Neotrygon, Palaeodasyatis, Paratrygon, Pastinaca, Pastinachus, Potamotrygon, Pteroplatytrygon, Rhachinotus, Sporetodus, Trygonobatus, Urogymnus, Uroxis, Viperecucullus

Subtaxa: Taeniura grabata

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Libya (1 collection)

• MN 13 of Portugal (1)

• Miocene of Panama (3), Portugal (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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