Ptychacanthus Agassiz 1837 (stingray)

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1837. Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles. Tome III (livr. 8-9). Imprimérie de Petitpierre, Neuchatel viii-72

Parent taxon: Myliobatiformes according to H. Cappetta 1987

See also Jordan 1963

Sister taxa: Acanthobatis, Bates, Ceratopteridae, Coupatezia, Dasyatidae, Dasyatoidea, Eomanta, Gymnuridae, Hypolophodon, Mobulidae, Mobuloidea, Myliobatidae, Myliobatoidea, Platyrhinidae, Potamotrygonidae, Rhinopteridae, Texabatis, Turoniabatis, Urolophidae

Subtaxa: Ptychacanthus faujasii Ptychacanthus sublevis

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Type: Ptychacanthus sublevis

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Ptychacanthus in the database

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