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Ellipesurus

Chondrichthyes - Rajiformes - Dasyatidae

Taxonomy
Ellipesurus was named by Schomburgk (1842).

It was assigned to Trygonidae by Jaekel (1894); and to Dasyatidae by Jordan (1963).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1842Ellipesurus Schomburgk p. 212
1894Ellipesurus Jaekel p. 63
1963Ellipesurus Jordan p. 604

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
RankNameAuthor
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Batoidea
orderRajiformesBerg 1940
familyDasyatidaeJordan 1888
genusEllipesurusSchomburgk 1842

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available