Sporetodus Cope 1874 (whiptail stingray)

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1874. Review of the Vertebrata of the Cretaceous Period found west of the Mississippi River. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories, First Series 2:3-48

Parent taxon: Dasyatidae according to D. S. Jordan 1963

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

Subtaxa: Sporetodus janevaii

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Type: Sporetodus janevaii

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Sporetodus in the database

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