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Potamotrygonidae

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Potamotrygonidae

Taxonomy

Subtaxa

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1963Potamotrygonidae Jordan p. 604
1997Potamotrygonidae Lundberg p. 69 figs. 5.1, 5.2B
2016Potamotrygonidae Nelson et al. p. 91

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
classChondrichthyes
subclassElasmobranchiiBonaparte 1838
orderMyliobatiformesCompagno 1973
suborderMyliobatoideiCompagno 1973
familyPotamotrygonidae
familyPotamotrygonidae

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.

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G. Potamotrygon Garman 1877
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Potamotrygon ucayalensis Adnet et al. 2014
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: Carroll 1988, Wagner 2023, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Priabonian to the top of the Late/Upper Pliocene or 38.00000 to 2.58800 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 37.2 Ma

Collections (16 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2Peru (Loreto) Potamotrygon ucayalensis (176140)
Priabonian - Rupelian38.0 - 28.1Peru (Loreto) Potamotrygon ucayalensis (144474)
Early/Lower Oligocene33.9 - 28.4Peru Potamotrygon canaanorum (199561)
Late/Upper Oligocene28.4 - 23.03Peru (Loreto) Potamotrygon sp. (176147) Potamotrygonidae indet. (176130)
Colhuehuapian21.0 - 17.5Peru Potamotrygon sp. (176149)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Peru (Loreto) Potamotrygonidae indet., Potamotrygon rajachloeae, Potamotrygon canaanorum (224007)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Peru Potamotrygon sp. (176135)
Serravallian13.82 - 11.62Argentina (Entre Rios) Potamotrygonidae indet. (55599)
Serravallian - Tortonian13.82 - 7.246Peru Potamotrygonidae indet., Potamotrygon motoro (176156)
Laventan13.8 - 11.8Colombia (Huila) Potamotrygonidae indet. (186683) P. sp. (186639)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Peru Potamotrygon motoro, Potamotrygon sp. (176133 176162)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Brazil (Acre) Potamotrygonidae indet. (55602)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588Venezuela (Falcon) Potamotrygon sp. (122033)