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Mobula auriculata (giant devil ray)

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Mobulidae

Taxonomy
Mobula auriculata was named by Rafinesque (1810) [synonym of Mobula mobular]. It is extant.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1810Mobula auriculata Rafinesque
1987Mobula auriculata Cappetta p. 177

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
Batoidea
orderMyliobatiformesCompagno 1973
familyMobulidae
genusMobulaRafinesque 1810
speciesauriculataRafinesque 1810

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