Myledaphus bipartitus Cope 1876 (whiptail stingray)

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1876. Descriptions of some vertebrate remains from the Fort Union Beds of Montana. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 28:248-261

Belongs to Myledaphus according to R. Estes 1964

See also Bryant 1989, Cappetta 1987, Case 1978, Cope 1876, Lambe 1902 and Peng et al. 2001

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (60: Alberta, Saskatchewan collections), Mexico (1), United States (123: Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 184 collections each including a single occurrence

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