Brachyrhizodus wichitaensis Romer 1942 (eagle ray)

Chondrichthyes - Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae

Full reference: A. S. Romer. 1942. Notes on certain American Paleozoic Fishes. American Journal of Science 240(3):216-228

Belongs to Brachyrhizodus according to Romer 1942

See also Cappetta 1987

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MCZ 7197, a tooth. Its type locality is Godwin Creek, Archer County, which is in a Campanian/Maastrichtian marine horizon in Texas.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (13: Delaware, Georgia, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas collections)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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