Pteromylaeus Garman 1913 (bull ray)

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae

Parent taxon: Myliobatidae according to B. W. Kent 2018

See also Hastings and Dooley 2017, Jordan 1963, Mane et al. 2003 and Purdy et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Aetobatinae, Aetobatus, Aetomylaeus, Apocopodon, Ceratopterina, Garabatis, Igdabatis, Leidybatis, Myliobatina, Myliobatinae, Myliobatis, Plinthicus, Promyliobatis, Pseudohypolophus

Subtaxa: Pteromylaeus bovinus

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Angola (1 collection), Libya (1), Spain (1)

• MN 13 of Portugal (2)

• Miocene of Mexico (1), Pakistan (1), Portugal (1), United States (5: North Carolina, Virginia)

Total: 13 collections including 14 occurrences

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