Aetobatus arcuatus Agassiz 1843 (eagle ray)

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae

Belongs to Aetobatus according to B. W. Kent 2018

See also Cope 1868, Eastman 1904 and Jonet 1968

Sister taxa: Aetobatis irregularis, Aetobatis marginalis, Aetobatis profundus, Aetobatis subarcuatus, Aetobatis sulcatus, Aetobatus narinari

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Hemphillian of Costa Rica (1 collection)

• Miocene of Austria (2), Costa Rica (1), the Czech Republic (1), France (2), the Netherlands (1), Panama (1), Portugal (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Slovakia (2), United States (1: Maryland), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of Oman (1)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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