Family Gymnuridae Fowler 1934 (stingray)

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Gymnuridae

Parent taxon: Myliobatiformes according to C. J. Underwood and J. Schlogl 2013

See also Cappetta 1984, Cappetta 1987, Cicimurri and Knight 2009, Kumar and Loyal 1987, Tabuce et al. 2005 and Underwood 2006

Sister taxa: Acanthobatis, Bates, Ceratopteridae, Dasyatidae, Dasyatoidea, Eomanta, Mobulidae, Mobuloidea, Myliobatidae, Myliobatoidea, Platyrhinidae, Potamotrygonidae, Ptychacanthus, Rhinopteridae, Texabatis, Turoniabatis, Urolophidae

Subtaxa: Gymnura Jacquhermania Ouledia Subathunura

View classification

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• MN 13 of Portugal (2 collections)

• Miocene of Austria (1), Malta (1), Mexico (1), Portugal (1), Slovakia (1), United States (1: California)

• Oligocene of United States (1: South Carolina)

• Eocene of Egypt (9), India (3), Jordan (1), Morocco (1), Togo (1), the United Kingdom (6), United States (1: Virginia), Western Sahara (1)

• Paleocene to Eocene of India (1)

• Paleocene of United States (1: South Carolina)

Total: 34 collections including 42 occurrences

Show more details