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Discopyge (apron ray)

Chondrichthyes - Torpediniformes - Narcinidae

Taxonomy
Discopyge was named by Heckel (1846) [in Tschudi]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Torpedinidae by Jordan (1963); and to Narcinidae by Cappetta (1988).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1846Discopyge Heckel
1963Discopyge Jordan p. 604
1988Discopyge Cappetta p. 29

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Batoidea
orderTorpediniformes
familyNarcinidaeGill 1862
genusDiscopygeHeckel 1846

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