Myliobatis affinis Chapman and Cudmore 1924 (eagle ray)

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae

Full reference: F. Chapman and F. A. Cudmore. 1924. New or little-known fossils in the National Museum, Part XXVII.-Some Cainozoic fish remains, with a revision of the group. Royal Society of Victoria 36(2):107-162

Belongs to Myliobatis according to F. Chapman and F. A. Cudmore 1924

Sister taxa: Myliobatis altus, Myliobatis aquila, Myliobatis arcuatus, Myliobatis bisulcus, Myliobatis bothriodon, Myliobatis dixoni, Myliobatis fastigiatus, Myliobatis faujasi, Myliobatis frangens, Myliobatis gigas, Myliobatis holmesii, Myliobatis intermedius, Myliobatis jugosus, Myliobatis latidens, Myliobatis magister, Myliobatis merriami, Myliobatis moorabbinensis, Myliobatis mordax, Myliobatis nzadinensis, Myliobatis oligocaena, Myliobatis pachyodon, Myliobatis plicatilis, Myliobatis prenticei, Myliobatis raouxi, Myliobatis striatus, Myliobatis sulcidens, Myliobatis tennicaudatus, Myliobatis toliapicus, Myliobatis vicomicanus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Beaumaris, which is in a Messinian shoreface sandstone in the Sandringham Sandstone Formation of Australia

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Beaumaris

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