Rhinobatos Link 1790 (guitarfish)

Chondrichthyes - Rajiformes - Rhinobatidae

Parent taxon: Rhinobatidae according to J. Kriwet et al. 2009

See also Capetta 1980, Cappetta 1987, Case 1981, Dica et al. 1996, Everhart 2007, Goodwin et al. 1999, Herman 1975, Jordan 1963, Kumar and Loyal 1987, Peng et al. 2001, Purdy et al. 2001, Sepkoski 2002 and Tabuce et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Aellopos, Arthropterus, Belemnobatis, Cyclarthrus, Demiurga, Euryarthra, Glaucostegus, Paratrygonorrhina, Platypterix, Rhinobatus, Rhombopterygia, Rhynchobatis, Spathobatis, Squatinoraja, Syrrhina, Tarsistes, Trygonorhina, Zapteryx

Subtaxa: Rhinobatos beurleni Rhinobatos beurlini Rhinobatos bruxelliensis Rhinobatos casieri Rhinobatos grandis Rhinobatos hakelensis Rhinobatos incertus Rhinobatos intermedius Rhinobatos latus Rhinobatos maronita Rhinobatos primarmatus Rhinobatos rhinobatos Rhinobatos sahnii Rhinobatos steurbauti Rhinobatos tenuirostris Rhinobatos whitfieldi

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: California collection)

• Pliocene of Libya (1), United States (1: South Carolina)

• MN 13 of Portugal (2)

• Miocene of France (1), Portugal (1), United States (3: North Carolina, Virginia)

• Oligocene of Pakistan (1)

• Eocene of Egypt (2), France (1), India (1), Jordan (2), Morocco (2), Romania (1), Senegal (1), Togo (1), the United Kingdom (9), United States (5: Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Texas, Virginia), Uzbekistan (1), Western Sahara (2)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Belgium (1), Saudi Arabia (1)

• Paleocene of Morocco (2), United States (2: Mississippi, South Carolina)

• Cretaceous of Belgium (2), Brazil (1), Canada (2: Alberta, Saskatchewan), France (2), Germany (1), Israel (1), Jordan (3), Kazakhstan (1), Lebanon (3), Mexico (1), Spain (2), Sweden (3), Syria (5), United States (20: Colorado, Delaware, Kansas, Maryland, New Jersey, South Carolina, Texas, Wyoming)

• Jurassic of Ethiopia (1)

Total: 93 collections including 105 occurrences

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