Rhinoptera studeri Agassiz 1843 (cownose ray)

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae

Alternative combination: Zygobates studeri

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1843. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome III (15me, 16me livraison) 157-390

Belongs to Rhinoptera according to B. W. Kent 2018

See also Agassiz 1843, Agassiz 1843, Agassiz 1843, Cappetta 1987, Cicimurri and Knight 2009, Szabo et al. 2017 and Woodward 1889

Sister taxa: Rhinoptera daviesii, Rhinoptera dubius, Rhinoptera maja, Rhinoptera marginata, Rhinoptera prisca, Rhinoptera raeburni, Rhinoptera rasilis, Rhinoptera schultzi, Rhinoptera sherboni, Rhinoptera sherborni, Rhinoptera smithi, Rhinoptera woodwardi

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore


• Miocene of Austria (3 collections), Brazil (3), Costa Rica (1), Hungary (1), Portugal (3)

• Oligocene of United States (1: South Carolina)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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