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Spathobatis

Chondrichthyes - Rajiformes - Rhinobatidae

Taxonomy
Spathobatis was named by Thiollière (1849) [Sepkoski's age data: J Aale J Kimm-u Sepkoski's reference number: 884]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Batoidea by Underwood et al. (1999); to Galeomorphii by Sepkoski (2002); to Rhinobatoidei by Underwood and Rees (2002); and to Rhinobatidae by Jordan (1963), Thies (1983), Cappetta (1987), Biddle (1993), Underwood (2002), Underwood and Ward (2004) and Kriwet et al. (2009).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Spathobatis Thiollière
1963Spathobatis Jordan p. 603
1983Spathobatis Thies p. 44
1987Spathobatis Cappetta p. 138
1993Spathobatis Biddle p. 215
1999Spathobatis Underwood et al. p. 294
2002Spathobatis Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Spathobatis Underwood
2002Spathobatis Underwood and Rees p. 94
2004Spathobatis Underwood and Ward p. 494
2009Spathobatis Kriwet et al. p. 325

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
classChondrichthyes
RankNameAuthor
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
infraclassEuselachii()
NeoselachiiCompagno 1977
superorderBatomorphii
orderRajiformesBerg 1940
familyRhinobatidaeMüller and Henle 1837
genusSpathobatisThiollière 1849

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