Clade Torpedinoidea Jonet 1968 (ray)

Chondrichthyes - Rajiformes

Full reference: S. Jonet. 1968. Notes d'ichthyologie Miocene Portugaise; V, Queleques batoides. Revista de Faculdade de Ciencias 2a Ser. C. Ciencias Naturais 15:233-257

Parent taxon: Rajiformes according to C. J. Underwood 2006

See also Cappetta 1987, Cappetta 1988, Jonet 1968 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Antiquaobatis, Archaeobatidae, Cyclobatidae, Dynatobatis, Erguitaia, Hamrabatis, Hexatrygon, Hypolophidae, Hypsobatidae, Myeladaphus, Oncobatis, Ostarriraja, Parapalaeobatidae, Plesiobatis, Pristoidei, Rajidae, Rajoidei, Rhina, Rhinobatidae, Rhinobatoidei, Rhynchobatidae, Spathobatidae, Urobatis, Urolophus, Urotrygon, Zanobatus

Subtaxa: Hypnidae Torpedinidae

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• MN 13 of Portugal (2 collections)

• Miocene of the Netherlands (1)

• Eocene of Egypt (2), France (2), Jordan (1), Morocco (1), United States (3: Mississippi, South Carolina)

• Paleocene of Mali (1), Morocco (2), Saudi Arabia (3), United States (1: Mississippi)

Total: 19 collections including 20 occurrences

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