Rhinoptera studeri Agassiz 1843 (cownose ray)

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Rhinopteridae

Alternative combination: Zygobates studeri

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1843. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome III (livr. 15-16). Imprimérie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel 157-390

Belongs to Rhinoptera according to A. S. Woodward 1889

See also Agassiz 1843, Cappetta 1987, Cicimurri and Knight 2009, Kent 2018 and Szabo et al. 2017

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

Distribution:

• Miocene of Austria (3 collections), Brazil (3), Costa Rica (1), Portugal (2)

• Oligocene of Hungary (1), United States (1: South Carolina)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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