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Eomobula

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Mobulidae

Taxonomy
Eomobula was named by Herman et al. (1988) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-m-l]. Its type is Eomobula stehmanni.

It was assigned to Myliobatiformes by Sepkoski (2002); and to Mobulidae by Herman et al. (1988) and Tabuce et al. (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1988Eomobula Herman et al. p. 175
2002Eomobula Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Eomobula Tabuce et al. p. 388

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

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: marinesubp
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: nektobenthico
Diet: carnivoreo
Created: 2009-07-21 07:05:51
Modified: 2009-07-21 09:05:51
Source: o = order, subp = subphylum
References: Wagner 2017, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Ypresian to the top of the Lutetian or 56.00000 to 41.30000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8Belgium (Antwerpen) E. stehmanni (91361)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Morocco E. stehmanni (91339)