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Dasyatis rafinesquei

Chondrichthyes - Rajiformes - Dasyatidae

Taxonomy
Dasyatis rafinesquei was named by Kumar and Loyal (1987). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Muddy Boots Locality, which is in a Ypresian marine limestone in the Subathu Formation of India.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1987Dasyatis rafinesquei Kumar and Loyal p. 67 figs. Plate II, 4-16, Fig. 4

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
RankNameAuthor
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Batoidea
orderRajiformesBerg 1940
familyDasyatidaeJordan 1888
genusDasyatisRafinesque 1810
speciesrafinesquei

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