Rhinoptera rasilis Bohm 1926 (cownose ray)

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Rhinopteridae

Full reference: J. Bohm. 1926. Über Tertiäre versteinerungen von den Bogenfelser diamantfeldern. Beiträge zur geologischen Erforschung der deutschen Schutzgebiete 2:55-87

Belongs to Rhinoptera according to J. Bohm 1926

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Bogenfels, Eocene marine, which is in a Priabonian marine sandstone/siltstone in the Langetal Formation of Namibia

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Bogenfels, Eocene marine

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