Aetobatus Blainville 1816

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae

Alternative spellings: Aetiobatis, Aetobatis

Synonyms: Aetobates Richardson 1846, Goniobatis Agassiz 1858, Stoasodon Cantor 1850

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

See also Andrews 1906, Cappetta 1987, Case 1981, Cassier 1966, Gill 1894, Hastings and Dooley 2017, Jaekel 1894, Jonet 1968, Jordan 1963, Leriche 1942, Purdy et al. 2001, Sepkoski 2002, Thurmond and Jones 1981 and Woodward 1889

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

Subtaxa: Aetobatis irregularis Aetobatis marginalis Aetobatis profundus Aetobatis subarcuatus Aetobatis sulcatus Aetobatus arcuatus Aetobatus narinari

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Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (4: Alabama, Florida, Georgia collections)

• Pliocene of Angola (1), India (1), Libya (1), United States (1: North Carolina)

• MN 13 of Portugal (2)

• Hemphillian of Costa Rica (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene of Austria (3), Costa Rica (1), the Czech Republic (1), France (5), India (3), Japan (1), Mexico (2), the Netherlands (2), Pakistan (1), Panama (8), Peru (1), Poland (1), Portugal (3), Saudi Arabia (1), Slovakia (3), Sri Lanka (2), United States (13: Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Virginia), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of Egypt (1), Oman (1), Pakistan (1)

• Eocene of Egypt (6), Libya (2), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (12), United States (9: Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, Virginia), Uzbekistan (1), Western Sahara (2)

• Paleocene of United States (1: Virginia)

Total: 101 collections including 111 occurrences

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