Family Torpedinidae (torpedo)

Chondrichthyes - Rajiformes - Torpedinidae

Parent taxon: Torpedinoidea according to H. Cappetta 1988

See also Cappetta 1987, Jonet 1968, Jordan 1963 and Woodward 1889

Sister taxon: Hypnidae

Subtaxa: Astrape Eotorpedo Hypnarce Hypnos Narcacion Tetronarce Torpedo

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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), Morocco (1), United States (2: Mississippi, South Carolina)

• Paleocene of Morocco (2), Saudi Arabia (3), United States (1: Mississippi)

Total: 17 collections including 18 occurrences

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