Palaeodasyatis Halter 1989 (whiptail stingray)

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae

Full reference: M. C. Halter. 1989. Additions to the fish fauna of NW Europe A new dasyatid genus from the Early Palaeocene (Danian) of the Limburg area, Belgium. Tertiary Research 10(4):179-191

Parent taxon: Dasyatidae according to M. C. Halter 1989

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Agabelus, Amphotistius, Anacanthus, Dasyatis, Dasyatis dezignoi, Dasyatis muricata, Disceus, Discobatis, Discotrygon, Ellipesurus, Glikmania, Hemiptychodus, Hemitrygon, Himantura, Hypolophites, Hypolophus, Myledaphus, Neotrygon, Paratrygon, Pastinaca, Pastinachus, Pteroplatytrygon, Rhachinotus, Sporetodus, Taeniura, Trygonobatus, Urogymnus, Uroxis, Viperecucullus

Subtaxa: Palaeodasyatis hermani

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Vroenhoen (Paleocene of Belgium)

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