Rhynchobatus pristinus Probst 1877 (wedgefish)

Chondrichthyes - Rajiformes - Rhynchobatidae

Belongs to Rhynchobatus according to D. J. Cicimurri and J. L. Knight 2009

See also Cappetta 1987

Sister taxa: Rhynchobatus laevis, Rhynchobatus vincenti

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• MN 13 of Portugal (1 collection)

• Miocene of Austria (1), Costa Rica (1), the Czech Republic (1), France (1), Malta (1), Portugal (1), United States (2: Maryland, North Carolina)

• Oligocene of Oman (1), Pakistan (2), United States (1: South Carolina)

• Eocene of United States (1: South Carolina)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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